Mike Pagani

I have started, built, purchased and sold nine businesses over my 35 year career in various industries including:industrial services, light manufacturing, wholesale distribution, franchising and commercial finance.

About Mike

Areas of Expertise: Funding, Marketing, Business Planning and Management

How I Add Value to your Business:

Many of my clients are bank referrals seeking assistance with loan packaging services for Startups and Business Acquisitions, including Business Valuations. I also conduct consultation sessions via video conference to help save client time and travel. Before retiring, I started, bought and sold 10 businesses over a 35+ year career and worked as a SCORE Mentor for three years, helping startup and small business owners overcome challenges. 

Words of Wisdom:

Be fair and honest in your business dealings with clients, employees and suppliers. It’s a marker of your personal character and integrity.


  • 2016 Coachella Valley SBDC Excellence Award
  • 2017  Coachella Valley SBDC Network Star Award
  • 2018 Orange County / Inland Empire SBDC State Star Award


  • NY Institute of Finance – Credit and financial analysis, corporate finance

Business Consultant

Coachella Valley SBDC