Michael is a firm leader in identifying and capturing value for energy, infrastructure, and industrial services businesses and serves as our industrial services leader in the firm.  He has spent most of his nearly 20-year career working in distributed workforce environments across energy, infrastructure, inspection services, industrials, and other business & consumer-facing services companies.

His work enables clients to meet or exceed profitability targets and achieve short- and long-term goals. Michael has extensive hands-on experience in leading executive teams through strategic processes and implementing operational improvement across all aspects of a company, including pricing, sales effectiveness, revenue growth, procurement, manufacturing, fleet & field execution, network and footprint strategies, SG&A, sourcing, CapEx, and working-capital improvement.

In addition, Michael has deep experience leading clients through all aspects of the M&A cycle. He has led numerous diligences and integrations for clients up to $0.5B-$85B.

Michael has a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he is a certified Project Management Professional.

Key Engagements:

  • Led operating model reset for multi-billion-dollar industrials client, empowering the business to react more quickly and effectively for their customers and generating over $50M in annual cost benefit
  • Led whole company turnaround program. for $3B energy services company, improving free cash flow by over $100M annually through ops. and overhead optimization
  • Developed and implemented integration and turnaround program for a $5B combined infrastructure and construction services company; achieved footprint optimization, field labor efficiencies, SG&A efficiencies, procurement savings, and sales force & customer strategies that delivered over $120M in annual cash benefit
  • Led $10B specialty chemicals provider through capital and engineering efficiency program, creating a single delivery organization across business units and projects and resulting in over $90M annual cash benefit