About Ringside Capital

About Ringside Capital

Ringside Capital is passionate about small business owners. Our mission is to help them operate, grow, and exit their business.

The Ringside Capital Values

  • We aim to generate profits while serving a purpose to inspire others to seek paths to economic empowerment via small business ownership, operating, and investing.

  • We will never compromise integrity for opportunity

  • If we can't add value to your mission, we'd rather you work with or sell to someone else

  • We prioritize relationships over transactions

Services We Provide


Training, advising, and strategic support to help small business owners operate their businesses more effectively.


Planning, pitch deck development, investment terms advising and training to help small business owners raise capital and implement growth strategies.

sell / Buy

Advisory, due diligence, and facilitation services to help business owners sell and exit, or aspiring business buyers acquire a small business.

About Our Managing Partner

Mike's expertise lies in the research and analysis of organizations, brands, markets and industries to identify growth and operational improvement opportunities. As both a consultant and business operator himself, he has nearly 20 years of experience utilizing his expertise to help both large and small organizations grow and improve operations through the follow types of initiatives:


  • Business Acquisition and Due Diligence Support

  • Stakeholder and Market Research (Qualitative and Quantitative)

  • New Product and Innovation Development

  • New Market Opportunity Assessment

  • Innovation Process Development

  • Investment Capital Raising

Operational Improvements

  • Post Acquisition Brand Consolidation

  • KPI and Balanced Scorecard Development

  • Marketing Process Improvements

  • Brand and Organizational Health Assessments

  • Product line and SKU simplification

Mike utilizes Ringside Capital and is extensive experience as a platform to champion something he's passionate about. Small business ownership and investing.


Mike resides in North Carolina with his wife and son. When not operating his businesses, Mike spends is time tending to the renovation of his family's newly acquired 15 acre farm.



MBA - Management of Technology and Innovation 

University of Akron

B.S. -  Marketing 

Franklin University

Executive Education Certificate 

Wharton School of Business