Mike has worked with family firms and family offices from across the world. He teaches and coaches in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategic planning, and family enterprising. He serves on the Board of several growing companies and is the founding partner of The TELOS Group, a consulting firm focused on growth and transition strategies for enterprising families.
Mike has worked at several universities—teaching, conducting research, and starting new programs. Most recently he founded the Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA.
Mike is a seasoned speaker and teacher on all aspects of family enterprise. He blends stories, knowledge and experience in a way that engages and holds the attention of their audience. Sometimes challenging but always entertaining, topics are tailored to each groups needs and supported by content that ignites further discussion.
Mike grew up in Colorado and now lives outside Philadelphia. He has two sons in college, three dogs and a hermit crab named Squishy. He loves skiing, hiking, and just about any other outdoor activity.