CHAIRMAN & CEO
As Chairman and Managing Director, Michael brings decades of business and transactional experience to the benefit of Exvere clients. With 35 years as a leader in industrial and manufacturing industries, including experience ranging from startups to a Fortune 500 corporation, Michael is able to quickly analyze a wide variety of businesses, including their value propositions and potential growth or liquidity options. A lifelong resident of Washington State, Michael has a deep understanding of the Pacific Northwest business environment that enables him to develop creative solutions reflected in Exvere’s highly favorable closing ratio. Michael received a BA in Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound followed by an MBA from Gonzaga University.
Michael and his wife Patti have two sons and seven grandchildren and have lived in downtown Seattle for the last 20 years, where they enjoy a wide variety of sports and cultural pursuits. He has been a member of the YPO/WPO International since 1980 and has served as chairman of WPO/Northwest Chapter. He is also a member of Northwest Forum and Ironwood Country Club. Additionally, he has served on the boards of numerous public and private companies in a variety of industry sectors. In his spare time, Michael enjoys rooting on his beloved Mariners (for better or worse), golfing, spending time with his best pal, Tito, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, and personally conditioning and driving his original 1968 Mustang convertible.