Aaron leads Value Creation services to business owners and investors and is also CEO of Ross Retail Solutions, a lower-middle-market retail interior fixture and construction firm based in Seattle that is co-owned with the Cadigan family investment office. Aaron serves the community as a partner with Social Venture Partners Seattle.
Prior to co-founding CMBIgroup, Aaron spent 12 years in large corporations (sales from $300M - $10B) in general management, sales, and services in the Life Sciences, Semiconductor Equipment, and Automation industries. He has managed business units and regional groups ranging in size from $10M to $55M in revenue with groups exceeding 300 employees. Aaron has an MBA from the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and a BA in Economics from University of California – Irvine.
MBA, CM&AA, CEPA
Mike leads CMBIgroup's Strategic Planning, M&A, and Capital Raise services to business owners and investors. He is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA), a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA), and has actively invested in and managed lower-middle-market companies for 20 years. Mike serves the community as a Board Member of Social Venture Partners Seattle and Advisory Council Member of Boyer Children's Clinic.
Prior to co-founding CMBIgroup, Mike was an Asset Manager for Colony Capital where he performed acquisition, disposition, and restructuring activities. Mike also worked as a Staff Accountant for Deloitte & Touche and passed the CPA exam. Mike received an MBA and BA in Economics from the University of California – Irvine.