Mike comes to GK9PG with more than 35 years of experience leading finance teams that help organizations build results-oriented financial systems, develop efficient capital structures, and make strategic acquisitions. He takes a hands-on approach that partners with operations to achieve financial success through implementing efficient results monitoring, performing detail capital financial planning and offering financial options through scenario-based modeling. Mike has been involved in companies during everything from high growth start up phases, to mature businesses tapping into public markets for capital to execute strategic acquisitions.
Mike spent his early career with the international accounting firm Deloitte as a Staff Auditor and progressed to Audit Senior Manager responsible for large multi-national SEC audit clients. After Deloitte, Mike helped divisions of a public company through tremendous growth phases by being part of the executive teams of two divisions that executed on growth initiatives that resulted in revenue growth of 3-4x in each of those divisions. Mike later partnered with various private equity firms in raising money, acquiring customer service organizations and helping those private equity firms realize the target returns on their investments by being a financial executive within those acquired companies. Most recently Mike was part of the Executive team of a Material Sciences startup company that was part of Operation Warp Speed/COVID response and created a new material to replace glass in the pharmaceutical container (vials, syringes, etc.) industry.
Mike received his BBA from the University of Texas in San Antonio and is a Certified Public Accountant