President & CEO, Aurora Borealis Dakota

Aurora Borealis Dakota, LLC is a holding company that has extensive experience working with executives and their companies from early stages to publicly-held and/or sale of the company in the manufacturing, agriculture, technology, commercial real estate / development, and equipment rental & leasing industries.

Mike has led global M&A initiatives and worked with other global professionals who assist North Dakota businesses in overcoming financial resource and production capacity constraints that limit exports. Mike works closely with globally and regionally recognized private equity firms, banks , exporters, political figures and other finance professionals including licensed custom brokers, contract manufacturers, supply chain / logistics experts and North Dakota colleges and universities. Mike was most recently recognized in Fortune Magazine in February 2011 for a $50mm JV with the Kazakhstan Government.