Mike McSweeney

Senior Managing Director



As one of six Senior Managing Director’s at TriVista, Mike McSweeney is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and oversees several aspects of the firm’s operations and practice areas.  He has led or advised more than 75 consulting engagements across numerous industry sectors in over 20 countries. In the broader picture, Mike has led the firm’s strategic positioning and planning to drive its tactical sales, marketing and corporate development activities since 2007.  He has worked extensively in a global capacity, and was instrumental in launching the firm’s regional expansion into Asia and Europe.

Prior to joining TriVista, Mike spent several years with ITT Electronic Components Group, a division of ITT Corporation, in various international sales, key account management and product management roles in the US and throughout Asia.

In the decade that Mike has been with TriVista, his accomplishments are marked by central roles consulting numerous private equity firms and corporate leadership teams. These range from leading operational due diligence on M&A transactions to implementing operational improvements across multiple business disciplines. Typically, he works with enterprises ranging from $20 Million to more than $1 Billion in annual revenues.

Mike’s global business expertise is bolstered by his command of conversational Mandarin and post-graduate education in Chinese studies and culture. These became foundational to his pivotal role in establishing TriVista’s China operation, which now includes offices in Tianjin, Shenzhen and Shanghai.

Industry Experience

Mike has led and advised organizational transformations across the following sectors:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Consumer Products
  • Electronics
  • Food & Beverage
  • Industrial Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Retail

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

His industry awards include recognitions by Consulting Magazine as one of their “Rising Stars of the Profession 35 Under 35,” and “Operational Due Diligence Provider of the Year” with the Acquisition International M&A Award. He has also been a featured speaker or panel discussion member with Capital Roundtable, ACG Intergrowth, and CIPEF Private Equity Forum among others.


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

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) – Orange County

Board Positions

Mr. McSweeney currently serves on the boards of several private equity and family owned businesses in the aerospace, business services and industrial sectors.

Personal Interests & Endeavors

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

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