Mike McSweeney

Senior Vice President



Mike brings TriVista Recruitment clients a strong combination of broad industry experience and global business expertise. Since joining TriVista in 2007, Mike has worked on and led more than 50 consulting engagements in more than 20 countries, for clients across a wide industry spectrum. Mike is also responsible for TriVista’s and TriVista Recruitment’s worldwide sales, marketing, and business development activities.

Industry Experience

Mike has advised more than twenty Private Equity firms on M&A transactions across several industry sectors, with enterprise values from $20 million to more than $500 million. In addition to his executive leadership role at TriVista, Mike has spent extensive time leading projects within the Industrial and Consumer Package Goods space.

Industry focus includes:

  • Consumer Products
  • Retail
  • Food & Beverage
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Electronics

Professional Experience

  • Key Account Manager- ITT Corporation


  • Dartmouth College- Hanover, New Hampshire
    • Post Graduate in Mandarin Language & Chinese Studies
  • Bond University- Queensland, Australia
    • Bachelor of Arts in Marketing
  • Harvard Business School – Boston, MA
    • Leading Professional Service Firms
  • Taipei Language Institute- Beijing, China
    • Mandarin


  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification – ITT University
  • Lean Leadership & Goal (Strategy) Deployment – University of Michigan

Awards & Recognition

  •  2014 Rising Stars of the Profession 35 Under 35, Operations Management – Consulting Magazine
  • 2014 Operational Due Diligence Provider of the Year – Acquisition International M&A Awards
  • 2013 Middle Market Operations Consulting Firm of the Year, USA – Acquisition International


  • English (fluent)
  • Chinese – Mandarin (basic)

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) – Orange County

Board Positions

  • Future Leaders of Our Community (FLOC) – Prior Chairman, Board of Directors

Speaking Engagements

  • 2015 ACG Intergrowth Panel Discussion
    • “Operational & Financial Due Diligence Excellence – Where Every Successful Exit Begins”
  • 2014 CIPEF Private Equity Forum Executive Panel Discussion
    • “The Importance of Operational Due Diligence for Private Equity”

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Future Leaders of Our Community (FLOC) – Current Member

Personal Interests & Endeavors

Mike is an avid surfer and currently resides in San Clemente, California.

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