At Entrepreneurs’ Center, Mike leads efforts to engage and connect innovators and entrepreneurs across the region. Mike has more than a decade in venture development advising entrepreneurs, and launched or led numerous programs and support networks. Most recently, Mike led market & business intelligence and innovation partnerships, working with innovation and R&D executives at Fortune 1000 companies, public entities, and research institutions.
Mike began his career working in operating roles at venture-backed high-growth companies, leading analytics, project management, and professional services teams at various stages. Mike’s entrepreneurial journey started in junior high school as a caddie, teaching the value of early mornings and building on- and off-the-course relationships.
Mike lives in the Dayton area with his wife and two children, spending time at t-ball, swim practice, and soccer games.