The Principals of Vanderslice Capital Partners, Mike Vanderslice and Bruce Michels, have over fifty years of combined advisory experience with middle market businesses and have assisted in many successful business sales and intergenerational transitions. Mike and Bruce have been collaborating for nearly twenty years prior to formally organizing Vanderslice Capital Partners. Their brief business biographies are provided below and a link is provided to their full resumes on LinkedIn.
Mike Vanderslice, Managing Principal
Mike is the Founder and Managing Principal of Vanderslice Capital. He has specialized in the unique management and financing challenges of North West middle market companies for over thirty years. His background includes business ownership and operation for over twenty years, executive leadership responsibility for companies in the professional service, public accounting and automotive supply industries, and board and board advisory positions to numerous private company and non-profit organizations.
Mike is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University (MPA) and Muhlenberg College (BA), and became a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) in 1994.
His complete resume can be found at www.linkedin/in/mikevanderslice.
Bruce Michels, Principal
Bruce is an experienced business executive, management consultant, and trainer. His business experience includes over twenty years of executive leadership in private northwest companies as President, Chief Operating Officer, and International Operations Manager. Bruce's advisory experience encompasses more than one hundred consulting engagements primarily in strategic planning, financial management, troubled business turnarounds, and owner exit planning including seller representation in business sales. He has extensive experience in training business owners and managers on the basics of financial management.
Bruce is a graduate of the University of Minnesota (BS), and the University of Washington (MBA). Bruce became a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) in 1989.
His complete resume can be found at www.linked/in/brucemichels.