Show 142: Working with mentors to grow your business with Mike Ayala
Mike is a Managing Member of Four Peaks Capital Partners. He oversees the operations, management teams, construction, and human resources. He also co-directs the overall investment strategy along with Andrew Lanoie. He brings to the company over 20 years of experience in building teams and streamlining operations.
Prior to Four Peaks Capital Partners, he graduated from the Associated Builders and Contractors 4-year project management program at age 22 and then became a licensed instructor. Shortly thereafter, his first project was the management and oversight of a multi-million-dollar casino remodel.
By age 24, Mike founded his first construction company and has been involved with over 2,000 projects totaling over $1 billion, including hospitals, courthouses, federal buildings, casinos, mills, gold-processing facilities, civil projects, multi-family homes, and shopping centers. Of the companies he started, most notable is the construction company that scaled quickly to more than 100 employees and sold at a $12 million valuation, making it onto the Inc. 2009 “2500 Fastest Growing Companies in America” list.