Michael Kovalich

Santa Clara University Bronco Venture Accelerator

I foster growth, competitiveness, funding and financial performance by applying clear vision, articulating product market fit, strategic planning, and focused business acumen. Equally important, I form, inspire, and motivate teams dedicated to producing successful outcomes. Together, we start up, we brand, we market, we grow and we turn around organizations to achieve optimal business performance. All this within a culture that supports individual needs to accomplish.

AREAS OF FOCUS

These are a few of the key areas where I contribute value:

  • Revenue & Profit Performance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Funding
  • Risk Management
  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Operational Improvement
  • Innovation & Change Management
  • Business Development

HOW I GIVE BACK

Besides being active in the business world, I am dedicated to promoting both individual and corporate social consciousness to benefit those in need, locally and globally. I engage extensively in programs and activities that encourage individuals and companies to invest time, energy, and financial support in worthwhile nonprofit/charitable organizations.

Among others, my involvement has included the following:

  • Coral Tree Education Foundatin - Volunteer CFO for an organization that supports education and building schools in Cambodia

  • SCORE Volunteer and Mentor

  • San Mateo County Citizen Oversight Committee for Government Spending (Measure K) - Committee Member

  • Vanguard Music and Performing Arts - Board Advisory, Finance Committee

  • Financial Executives International: Member

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Business Finance & Accounting

  • Business Strategy & Planning

  • Business Operations

  • INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Professional & Business Services

  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations

EDUCATION

  • MBA Business and Economics - California State University, Hayward Califorinia
  • BS Business Administration - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Louisiana