Mike has always enjoyed expanding his comfort zone and has pursued personal and professional experiences where he can learn, contribute and find adventure. He enjoys working with SOP clients that think big, embrace change and attack challenges. His approach helps clients craft clear, crisp, and compelling messages, which translate into powerful and persuasive applications.
Mike earned his undergrad degree in Economics from the University of Michigan, where he also helped build a brand new varsity soccer program as a player and captained the team for two of the four years. After college, he took a year-long adventure, traveling around the world on $30/day.
While pursuing a career in tech, Mike pioneered his company’s international expansion into Europe, establishing and executing an aggressive growth strategy as the first employee in the region. After returning to the US, Mike earned his MBA at Chicago Booth, where he focused on Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management and Finance.
One of Mike’s favorite and most impactful courses was a storytelling class at Chicago’s famous “Second City,” where he learned how to draw an audience into the story by creating an emotional connection. The combination of his business and communication skills were critical as he transitioned in his career to work with C-level executives at Fortune 100 companies on their digital transformations. Mike regularly applies lessons from his courses and professional experiences to his work at Square One.