Mike is the President and founder of Transworld Business Advisors of Cleveland West. He has been working with business owners and entrepreneurs as a fiduciary advisor for over three decades. Mike is a business owner himself, and a commercial real estate owner. He has a BA in Accounting and throughout his career has held licensing in Finance, Insurance, and Mortgage Lending. He has specialized training in areas of accounting, commercial credit, sales management, retirement planning, insurance, business transition and commercial real estate.
In the later part of Mike’s career while managing a multi-million-dollar business loan portfolio for a super-regional bank he initiated a project to provide business valuations for business owners. From this experience he saw firsthand the need to help business owners navigate the specialized area of exit planning, business sales, and acquisitions.
Mike went on to earn a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) certification and other specialized training in Business Sales and Transition while founding Transworld in Cleveland. Mike currently sits on the board of the Cleveland Chapter of the Exit Planning Institute and the Northern Ohio Business Brokers Association. He is a active member in the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).
In his spare time Mike is an active outdoors man enjoying hiking, boating, winter skiing, and traveling.