Mike brings over 20 years of diverse entrepreneurial, executive and advisory experience. Mike began his entrepreneurial career as co-founder of Valor Telecom a $500MM NYSE-Listed Telecom company that was the predecessor company to Windstream Communications (NYSE: WIN.) Since Valor, Mike has served as a principal and board member for a diverse range of start-ups engaged in telecom, software, healthcare, retail and real estate.
Mike also brings senior executive experience with early-stage private equity-backed firms, having served as CFO of Clearwire Corporations International Subsidiaries and as Senior Vice President of Telecom and Data Services for Insight Communications.
Mike grew up in Virginia beach and graduated from Hampden-Sydney College. He received his MBA from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.