Mike Tyler


Mike Tyler has over 30 years experience in business, in roles ranging from Controller to Vice President to CEO at companies like Union Carbide, Praxair and Valley National Gases. He has hands on experience in running companies from $2 million to $200 million, has spent time in most business disciplines and worked with small business owners and corporate boards.


Mike’s skills are in developing and implementing plans to take companies to the next level, developing a roadmap for the business, which lays out the key actions that have to be taken. A proven leader, he has deep experience of organization and work process design, two of the key ingredients in successful implementation. Mike considers himself a generalist, but lists Mergers & Acquisitions as a specialist skill having completed 30 deals ranging in size up to $50 million.


Working with other Associates, Mike developed the Business Excellence workshop series, a program designed to take businesses to the next level, which is delivered to clients through Chambers of Commerce and other organizations; the success of this program in Fountain Hills became the foundation for the establishment of Jumpstartbiz, the Fountain Hills business incubator, managed by Arizona Business Advisors.