Date(s) - October 15, 2014
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Devon Tower, 50th Floor
$50 for nonmembers
$35 for members
Mike Bosley is the founder and CEO of SeatbeltPlanet.com. Mike is a 1995 Oklahoma Christian Mechanical Engineering graduate and 2002 MBA graduate.
Upon graduation, Mike began work with Beams Industries, Inc. During his years with Beams, Mike distinguished himself as Staff Engineer, Senior Engineer, Plant Manager, Director of Operations, and eventually President of Beam Industries, Inc.
Mike led a 3-yr Lean Manufacturing initiative that ultimately resulted in Governor Henry recognizing Beam’s Industries with the 2004 Governor’s Manufacturing Leadership Award. He has traveled in sales, engineering, and management capacities throughout the United States, four continents, and 12 foreign countries.
Mike now runs SeatbeltPlanet.com. They have grown quickly in the last twelve months, with an almost 50% increase in revenue. They use a sales-as-service philosophy based on loving the customer, the vendor and the employee on an unconditional basis.
Beyond his professional life, Mike is a deacon at the Edmond Church of Christ where he is actively involved as a Middle School Bible class teacher and helps lead the Family Life ministry. Mike has served in the Oklahoma Army National Guard and received the distinction of Troop Command “Soldier of the Year”. Mike and his wife Dana (OC class of 1995) have a son Noah and daughter Katie.
A few interesting facts about Mike:
- He is an avid fisherman
- He is an adjunct MBA professor at Oklahoma Christian University
- He is a practitioner of open-book management
- He’s driven over 100,000 miles from coast to coast and border-to-border since he started driving most of his business trips instead of flying. He considers that one of the coolest decisions he’s made as an adult.