As Director, Operations, Mike oversees the day-to-day functions of CFO 911 Solutions from planning and managing marketing/sales programs, business development, assigning consultants to appropriate engagements and managing projects. Mike also helps executives evaluate their organization’s design, accounting, financial and human capital strong / weak points. He provides leader and manager development support, while helping executives plan and implement strategic initiatives. Clients include organization from pre-revenue startups to Fortune 1000 public corporations.
Previously, he spent fourteen years in corporate America with Bendix and Allied Signal corporations, and has been an owner or partner in two firms. Positions he held included acquisition manager, divisional marketing manager, new product development manager, distribution manager, national sales manager and marketing communications manager. Since 1989, Mike has been in the consulting industry.
Mike is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth ((website hidden)) and is a member of their Los Angeles chapter’s annual Southern California Cup university business plan competition committee. The National Human Resources Association ((website hidden)) has appointed him to the Board of their Los Angeles chapter for 2008 – 2009. He is also a member of (website hidden).
Mike has been the keynote speaker to organizations such as the California Cast Metals Association, City of Simi Valley, Distribution Management Association, Loyola Marymount University’s MBA Alumni Association, XIRCOM and the Woodworking Institute of California on the topics of leadership and strategy development.
Outside of Mike’s day-to-day professional activities, he has been an adjunct professor in California Lutheran University’s (Thousand Oaks, CA) evening MBA program for working adults since 1989. Last year, Mike helped start California Lutheran University’s first Entrepreneur Roundtable program, designed to help entrepreneurs start their enterprises outside of the classroom. He has also served on the Advisory Board of the Southern California Edison/California Lutheran University Venture Forum.
He holds a B.S., Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA), and a M.B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, (Los Angeles, CA). Mike has also been certified by the Center for Creative Leadership (Greensboro, North Carolina) to conduct 360º leader, manager and team assessment and development processes.