• Building Sales Organizations
  • Business Strategy
  • Sales Team Development
  • Venture/Private Equity Experience

Mike S.

Strategy & Finance

Education


University of Denver, Denvver, CO – BSBA, Real Estate and Construction Management
University of Colorado at Boulder – MBA Marketing Emphasis

Biography


Mike enjoys C-level engagements with small businesses and private equity firms. His expertise focuses on sales growth and gross margin contribution. In addition, Mike has extensive experience in business valuation and acquisition.

His diverse business ventures have included IT hardware and software integration, telecommunications services, professional services in the finance industry and broadband franchise negotiation with state and local governments. He has also been responsible for the development, design and installation of advanced technologies for sports arenas as well as higher education infrastructure. In recent years, Mike enhanced a noted private equity firm's visibility in the business community and increased its brand recognition. He managed investor relations, and was responsible for analysis, identification and recommendation of targeted limited partners.

Mike is an entrepreneur and has founded and served as president for several successful businesses. He is an investor in real estate ventures, private equity funds and small business start-ups. In addition to his involvement with the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, Mike has endowed a scholarship fund at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and is an active supporter of the DU Ski Team.

Additionally, he has served for many years as a General Trustee for the Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust and as Chair of the Daniels College of Business Executive Advisory Board. He is a lifetime member of the NRA and National Eagle Scout Association. In addition, Mike is a Project C.U.R.E. Ambassador and an advisor for the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network.