Mike is a partner in the firm's Industry and Energy practices. For 20 years, Mike has been recognized by his clients for his dedication and for providing keen, objective insight to solving critical organizational problems. Prior to TRANSEARCH, Mike managed the capital equipment practice for another major Chicago search firm and has since broadened his expertise from a base in Industry into helping other project oriented clients tackle difficult leadership pipeline challenges. Mike’s practice includes conducting C-level retained searches, along with VP-level assignments across all functional leadership areas. Additionally, Mike is certified to provide Hogan personality assessments for his executive search assignments.
Originally from Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Mike lived in Chicago for more than 15 years before recently settling in Texas. Mike resides in the Dallas / Fort Worth area with his wife and son, where he is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, serving on the Board of Directors as the Chair of the Membership Committee for the ACG DFW chapter. He also serves as a Director on the SMU Digital Accelerator Advisory Board.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University, with a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and he is conversational in Spanish.