Mike has spent the last 20 years leading middle market companies as either CEO or chief operating officer (COO). Over the course of his career he has consistently brought together teams to improve profitability, accelerate growth and create a positive workplace. In each of his roles, Mike had full P&L responsibility and led all aspects of the company, including sales and marketing, operations, personnel development and financial controls.
Prior to joining OneAccord, Mike was President and CEO of Lumenal Lighting, a lighting contractor, where he doubled revenues, rebuilt and re-branded the company with a renewed customer focus, and built a cohesive team of 75 employees.
Prior to Lumenal, Mike spent four years as COO at Technical Glass Products (TGP), the North American leader in fire-rated glass doors, windows and curtain wall products. This high-growth company with approximately 200 employees maintained strong profit margins with annual revenue growth of 23-28 percent. Under Mike’s leadership, TGP expanded its geographical marketplace and product offering, and improved corporate culture by bringing together its sales and operations teams in a new corporate headquarters.
Before joining TGP, Mike spent seven years as president of Scougal Rubber, a manufacturer of molded rubber products for a variety of industries, including bridge construction, food processing and automotive. Mike turned this struggling company into a profitable market leader by instilling ownership and accountability, and developing a cohesive, customer-focused team.
Mike spent the first 18 years of his professional career in commercial and investment banking with Rainier Bank and Bank of America, working with middle-market companies headquartered in the Pacific Northwest. As a commercial banker he was the relationship manager for privately held companies with revenue between $25 million and $250 million. He was responsible for credit products, cash management and investments. As an investment banker, he coordinated capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, and derivative solutions for bank clients.
Mike holds a bachelor's degree in economics and an MBA, both from the University of Washington.