C12 Chair since 2018

Territory Served

Mike brings three decades of success growing privately-held companies, developing leaders, and advising CEOs and business owners. His work a C12 Greater Phoenix builds upon more than 30 years of executive experience in the medical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, food service, and technology sectors. Mike has guided companies of all sizes and maturities:  From start-ups to over $200M in revenue, from sole ownership to complex shareholder structures including private equity. Mike’s professional background includes:

C-level experience with companies ranging from 25 to 2,500 employees

Led 20 M&A transactions both as buyer/integrator and as successful exit seller

Built cultures that excelled during explosive growth

Served on Boards for diverse organizations including HonorHealth

Active community volunteer focused on the education and healthcare needs of Arizona


Master of Business Administration from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business

Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Arizona State University

Mike and his wife, Cheryl, live in Phoenix and are members of Christ’s Church of the Valley.  They have five children and enjoy traveling—which is fortunate since their kids live out-of-state.