How I can help you

I can help you with many elements of business operations ranging from small entrepreneur projects to large corporation practices and systems. As a mechanical engineer by education, and 40 + years in Industry, I understand the manufacturing side of any business as well as Business Development success elements related to my 20+ years managing R&D and Business Development responsibilities. These included mergers, acquisitions, and internal continuous improvement practices. Additionally, I managed all Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, and Agreements) for International corporations for 25 years during my career.

Post career, I have been involved in a number of small business ventures from retail crafts to restaurants to community publications with targeted markets.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Intellectual Property
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Business Operations
  • Technology & IT Services

Industry Experience
  • Media and Communications
  • Homeowner Services/Home Improvement
  • Marketing, Advertising and Creative Services
  • Manufacturing & Mining
  • Consulting, Research and Business Services
  • Retail and Wholesale Trade


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, General Motors Institute (Kettering University today), 1973

Professional Development

Industrial Noise Control – General Motors Institute

Quality Control & Industrial Statistics II - General Motors Institute

Solid State Logic Control - Allen-Bradley Company

Leadership Development Program – NDM

Ultrasonic Assembly – Branson Sonic Power

Juran on Quality Improvement – Dayco Corporation

Russian Language Immersion Training – Inlingua

Russian Language – University of North Carolina Asheville

International Licensing, Technology Transfer & Distribution – The World Trade Institute

In Search of Excellence Seminar – CareerTrack

Quality Function Development – Milliken & Co.

Total Quality Selling – OWL Incorporated

Commercial Web Offset Workshop – Rochester Institute of Technology

Mike McLean

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone