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About Ringside Capital

About Ringside Capital

Ringside Capital helps small business owners and investors operate, grow and exit/acquire their business.

The Ringside Capital Values

  • We are champions of operating and investing in small businesses

  • We will never compromise integrity for an opportunity

  • We prioritize relationships over transactions

  • If we can't add value towards your goal, we'd rather you work with someone who can

  • Data and analysis filtered through a practitioner's perspective is core to everything we do

Services We Provide


  • Decision-Support Business Analysis (On-Demand)

  • Market Research

  • Special Project Execution​


  • Growth Strategy Planning

  • Investment Pitch Decks

  • Investment Terms Advising

sell / Buy

  • Business Buyer Advisory

  • Business Seller Advisory

  • Due Diligence Support

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 following 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

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