About Mike

Business Experience

  • Financial consultant to 100+ companies since 1990
  • Has more than 50 years of combined business experience, including 10 years with Arthur Andersen in Washington, D.C. and Italy and 12 years as the CFO of public and private high technology companies
  • Has served on the Boards of Directors and Advisors of more than 35 companies
  • Authored "Ask Mike", an entrepreneurs' guide to finance
  • Published Financial IQ, a financial newsletter, for 10 years and Ask Mike, an email newsletter for non-financial executive managers, for 10 years

Professional Affiliations

  • Was a member of the American Institute of CPA's for 41 years
  • Was a founding member of E-dinner, a monthly dinner forum where entrepreneurs discussed starting, running and growing businesses
  • Co-founded Financial Strategies Group, which invited speakers to discuss "hot topics" at its monthly breakfast meetings


  • Was educated at Dartmouth College (AB, Economics, 1965) and Northwestern University (MBA, Accounting, 1968)


  • Has been married more than 50 years and has 3 children and 5 grandchildren
  • Coached 10 Little League and Babe Ruth baseball teams
  • Has broadcast high school baseball and basketball games over television and radio
  • Roots for the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots

Dartmouth Involvement

  • Class of 1965 officer for more than 25 years. Has served as its President, Vice President, Treasurer, Webmaster, Mini Reunion Chair and Projects Chair
  • Chaired the Honorary Degrees Committee of the Dartmouth College Alumni Council, where he represented the Class Treasurers' Association
  • First financial sponsor of Dartmouth College's Greener Ventures Conferences on Entrepreneurship, first financial sponsor of the Dartmouth Club of Boston's Entrepreneur Conference and a financial sponsor of the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Society's business plan competition
  • Formerly Trustee of Dartmouth Regional Technology Center, a 60,000 sq. ft. office building in Lebanon
  • Formerly Director of Dartmouth Club of the Upper Valley
  • Works with wife in Dartmouth Information Booth on the College Green during the Summer


  • Has run 25 marathons (3:07 PR), including 11 Boston Marathons, 10 times as a qualifier
  • Ran the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon on the 40th anniversary of his first race, the 1977 Marine Corps Marathon. Placed second in his age division. Below is a photo of the back of the shirt he wore during the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon.

  • Has run the Mount Washington Road Race 17 times, finishing 2nd in his age group in 2013 and 2014 and 3rd in 2019
  • In 2007 was the Xterra National Trail Running Champion in his age group
  • Earned "mountain goat" designation by completing the USATF New England Mountain running circuit in 2013 and 2014, placing 2nd in his age group, and in 2007, placing 3rd in his age group
  • Has run in 9 USA Mountain Running Championships, finishing 2nd in his age group at Mount Cranmore in 2013, 3rd in 2011 and 4th in 2007
  • Was on the team that won its age group at the BAA Half Marathon and was second in its age group at the New Bedford Half Marathon, both in 2004
  • Has run other major races, including the 5th Avenue Mile and Beach to Beacon
  • Has run with 4 running clubs: Baltimore Road Runners (MD, 1977 and 1978), Heartbreak Hill Striders (MA, 2002 to 2012), Upper Valley Running Club (NH, 2013 to present) and New England 65Plus Runners Club (MA, 2015 to present)


  • Mike studied pottery at the Hanover League of NH Craftsmen studios. Below
    are examples of his work.