Mike Lorelli is the Founder of Faster Landings – an Executive Coaching Consultancy for CEOs seeking guidance in transition
and senior professionals pursuing board seats or exploring career opportunities.
CEO | Interim CEO | Advisor
Mike is recognized among his peers to build significant enterprise value and accelerate revenues by finding new income streams from new channels, new markets, new products and global expansion. A former Operating Partner at Falconhead Capital, Mike recently completed an 11-month engagement as the Interim CEO of PE-backed Accent Foods. While there, he increased the company’s EBITDA run rate by 54%.
Mike’s ability to drive profitability spans 30 years with Fortune 50 companies including two assignments as PepsiCo’s Division President where he built Pizza Hut International’s global footprint and increased operating profits by 42%. As CEO and President of Latex International, Mike doubled revenue and tripled EBITDA in three years, with a 43% increase in IRR.
Accredited Outside Director | Independent Director
The depth and breadth of Mike’s multi-industry experience – coupled with keen situational awareness and attention to detail – make Mike a desirable Outside Director. He adeptly combines Fortune 50 market sophistication with the practical, hands-on leadership of smaller cap environments to consistently deliver high-performance results. Mike currently serves on the NACD Board of Directors and at iControl as an Independent Director.
Mike is “Masters Level Certified” by The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and The American College of Corporate Directors (ACCD). He has chaired three Compensation Committees.
Mike is a highly sought-after Executive Coach and featured speaker on various career topics including "Landing Board Seats." His personalized coaching program provides senior executives with a thorough assessment of their professional dossier, interview guidance and “client-for-life” access.
Mike earned his MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business and a BS, Industrial Engineering from NYU.
A resident of Darien, Connecticut, Mike’s avocation is piloting his private plane after a relaxing round of golf.
“Mike turned my basic profile into a winning example of how to land board seats and jobs. My first contact after the update was very impressed with the page and it resulted in a viable job offering.”
Jerry B, CEO, Aviation