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About Brian Jones - Founder

Small Business Consulting


Twenty-two years’ experience in Small Business Consulting, Grant Writing, Technical Sales, Marketing, and Industrial Business Development providing solutions and or resources to OEM's, distributor channels, and also directly to end-users. Acquiring market intelligence and collaborating within a team to execute an effective strategy to increase revenue, margins, and brand trust.

Market Intelligence


Acquired long-term market intelligence collaborating and building teams to execute effective strategies to increase revenue, margins, and brand trust. Experience with a vast array of industrial and manufacturing applications inclusive but not limited to: Small Businesses, General Material Handling - Overhead cranes, ergonomic workstations, pneumatic conveying systems, dust collection systems.

OEM Core Strengths


Food and Agriculture
Compressed Air Systems
Power Generation
Refining and Petrochemical
Oil & Gas
Pulp and Paper
Foundries, Metals, and Galvanizing
General Manufacturing

Industrial Business Development Director

Mike Shew

In Mike Shew's biography he brings over 25 years of experience in operations management, including education, workforce development, marketing, social media, new business development, strategic planning, public relations, sales trainer, P&L responsibility project (CAPM from University of Central Missouri) and leadership development.  Mr. Shew is proficient in linking operational and financial management activities to the mission, strategy, and tactical planning. He attended numerous management corporate training programs (Lean Sigma for HealthCare Executives from Missouri Enterprise), a published author, instructed "Parachute into your Next Position" at the Missouri Career Centers. Mr. Shew completed graduate school at Northwest Missouri State University including his research paper which led to a Campus Director position at Wright Career College.

Mike Shew is a results-oriented negotiator with expertise in conflict resolution leading to positive solutions. Goal-oriented with an extensive background in problem-resolution. Skilled as liaison and mediator on all issues regarding employment practices with the ability to negotiate favorable solutions for personnel. Consistently successful in troubleshooting and re-engineering methods which streamline operations, decrease downtime and labor costs, and increase profitability. Successful in launching a series of internal realignment and reorganization initiatives within businesses, which successfully meet changing demands and operational requirements. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate with diverse individuals and all levels of management and personnel.

Mike Shew was a Quasi-government (contractor) to the State of Missouri, coordinator of state and federal audits attending 4 Missouri Governors conferences, countless webinars and grant-related seminars to foster and uphold taxpayer accountability with government funding.  Mr. Shew holds a professional designation Licensed International Financial Analyst from the International Research Association. Mr. Shew is a former member of the Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council, Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Clay County Economic Development Council. Mr. Shew is also a former member of the Missouri Economic Development Council, Business Retention & Expansion International, the Kansas City Regional Business Retention Council Coordinator, and the Kansas City Economic Development Council.

Mike Shew's Past WCC Campus Memories

Wright Career College

Wright Career College

Full Gym Behind The Cars - Certified Personal Trainer Classes for Students.

Wright Career College

Wright Career College

Front Entrance Into Building B.  

New 15 Million Dollar Campus

Mike Shew Far Left

Mike Shew To Your Far Left.