Mike holds a Masters degree in Nonprofit Management from the Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Business. In his 40 years in the nonprofit sector, he has successfully identified and recruited top corporate volunteers for boards and committees. He has implemented multi-level development campaigns, including operating, grants, major gifts, endowments and capital funds.

Other areas of accomplishment include strategic planning, management, marketing, project management, and program research, budget development and implementation.

Mike’s career has taken him throughout the Midwest in varied roles with the Boy Scouts of America, United Way, Salvation Army, Arthritis Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Neighborhood Alliance, IMD Guest House Foundation, and Goldie’s Place.

Mike’s personal philosophy espouses the value of teaching and mentoring both start-up and established agencies in the human services field. He is an active member of the Association of Consultants to Nonprofits, which provides organizations with a rich resource of expertise, education, and experience. Mike and his wife Connie reside in Chicago.


Here are some recent testimonials that showcase Mike’s accomplishments.  You can view more here: Testimonials.

Mike was the CEO of a non-profit for which I was chairman of the board. In my capacity I was able to observe Mike’s impact on the organization and his ability to drive results. Mike was a focused CEO who viewed each new problem as an opportunity and was never afraid to roll up his … Continue reading Jim Valderrama

Jim Valderrama

Mike is a dedicated and skilled non profit manager and CEO. He balances finances and mission fulfillment well. Always a pleasure to work with him.

Patricia Nobili