Michael is a results-oriented business advisor focused on driving shareholder value. As a financial and business management professional with more than 25 years of experience, Michael has the ability to step into any situation, work with management to assess both risks and opportunities, and partner with business leaders to build a plan that delivers results. Combined with a commitment to continuous improvement, he enables immediate improvements as well as lasting change where it’s most needed. By focusing on key metrics and leveraging the positive impact of your team, he is known for streamlining operations and finance functions for sustainable business success..... SEE MORE
Michael’s passion is providing on-site strategic business advice to growing small and mid-market businesses, with an approach that complements the entrepreneur seeking impartial and experienced insights. Armed with common sense and extensive business development and operations experience, he provides business owners with the tools to increase profits and cashflow, to maximize the value of their business, to reach their personal and organizational goals, and to create a mature business with exit strategy options.
With extensive international experience across the US, UK, Asia and the Pacific and working with both private and public companies Michael's areas of expertise include:
o Business turnarounds
o Business development, operations and supply chain improvement
o Strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting and business modeling
o Cash management and Cash Flow forecasting
o M&A due diligence
o Finance and accounting operations, reporting and analysis
o Internal controls assessment, automation, and improvements
o Staff development, mentoring and coaching
o Financial modeling and forecasting
o Software / ERP selection and implementation, and IT Management
Michael began his career with KPMG, and gained his leadership, operations and finance experience while working in the US, EMEA (England and Kuwait), and APAC (New Zealand, Australia and Singapore), allowing him to bring a global and well-tested viewpoint to the table. Long-term residents of Colorado, Michael and his wife Lauren love travelling and exploring the world with their teenage daughter. In his spare time, Michael enjoys road cycling, mountain biking, and skiing.