Chief Financial Officer
Mike has over twenty years experience in accounting and finance primarily working with technology companies. He is passionate about working with companies, like Aspire, with compelling customer value propositions and great growth opportunities. His previous experience includes facilitating over 50 M&A and financing transactions totaling over $4 billion as well as working with small and mid-sized companies through times of significant expansion. Mike started his career as a CPA in the audit division of Arthur Andersen.
In addition to leading the finance function, Mike’s focus is ensuring that all of Aspire’s teammates have the resources they need to provide outstanding products and services to Aspire’s customers.
Mike has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Missouri – Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from the Olin School of Business at Washington University.
Mike was named one of the “CFO’s of the Year” in 2014 by the St. Louis Business Journal. He serves on the governing board of Boys Hope Girls Hope St Louis and is the chapter president of Finance Executives International. He lives in Wildwood, MO with his wife and two children and enjoys watching his children play sports, reading and teaching evening finance courses at Webster University.