Mike Joseph

Mike Joseph

Senior Advisor

Value Proposition

Mike is a big picture leader who loves connecting with people. Working with teams to develop short and long-term strategy is a core competency. He has a broad network of contacts in and out of multiple industries – local and international. His experience lies in mid-size entrepreneurial firms with a focus on growth, leadership and building world class cultures. He has a deep understanding of sales and marketing strategy, C-level operational expertise, project development/financing and crisis management.

Selected Engagements

  • Acquired a multi-unit restaurant company with three western Canadian locations. Rebranded, recapitalized and grew it to nine locations and $25 million in revenue.
  • Co-founded an Alberta-based hospitality firm with two locations and $12 million in revenue, growing this business to 14 related entities and $45 million in sales.
  • Was a member of the senior management team (Director of Marketing & Resort Programs) that built western Canada’s largest student travel/tour operator which saw over 4,000 guests travel to national and international resort destinations on an annual basis.
  • Played a pivotal role in the corporate restructuring of a multi-unit hospitality company that has emerged on more stable financial ground.
  • Created and executed large scale events associated with the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, The annual Calgary Stampede, the 2004 Calgary Flames playoff run, and the Global Petroleum Show.

Qualifications

  • Board Director, Prostaid Calgary (2015 – 2016)
  • Member, TEC Canada (2007 – 2014)
  • President, Board Member and Member, Entrepreneur’s Organization Calgary (2000 – 2007)
  • Founder and President, Calgary Pub and Bar Association (2005 – 2008)
  • Graduate, Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program (2006 – 2009)
  • Graduate, “Birthing of Giants”, Entrepreneur’s Organization Program (2002 – 2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), Simon Fraser University (1990 – 1995)

News & Articles

To learn more about Mike please contact Managing Principal Gord Forbes.

Phone: (403) 264-8195   ext.1006
Toll Free: (888) 282-8450
Email: gforbes@osborneinterim.com

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