Core Competencies

  • Business Management
  • Cash Management
  • Communication
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Financial Planning
  • Increasing Productivity
  • Leadership Development
  • Managing Change
  • Market Strategy
  • Organizational Development
  • Organizational Restructure
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Building
  • Foreign Operations (UK, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico)

Mike Shepherd – President/CEO and Founder of Peritia, LLC

A Technical Consulting & Management Development Company

MikeA highly successful business leader with more than 40-years of experience driving strategic business development and financial planning for start-up and mature companies. Recognized internationally for his ability to capitalize on business opportunities and deliver consistent revenue and profit growth. An astute manager of cross-functional, diverse teams, he excels at creating high-performing organizations and developing managers into experts in their respective fields.

Founding his first company, Microtek Laboratories, in 1986, he served as President and CEO for 30-years. Under his leadership, Microtek Laboratories grew to an internationally recognized, fully accredited ISO/IEC A2LA 17025 test laboratory serving clients in the electronic materials and technology fields with facilities in Anaheim, CA and Baltimore, MD. In 2002, he expanded and co-founded Microtek (China) Laboratories in Changzhou, China, a joint venture with a former China government test facility.  In 2015, he negotiated Microtek Laboratories’ successful acquisition of its U.S. based facilities by National Technical Systems (NTS) where he was retained as a Senior-Level Advisor to NTS to ensure a streamlined and effective transition for Microtek’s customers and employees.

With his passion for Business and Management Development, in 2015 he founded his next company, Peritia, LLC and Partnered with CRESTCOM International as their Licensed provider of Management & Leadership Development Training known worldwide as the Bullet-Proof® Manager in Orange County, CA.  He works directly with CEO’s, COO’s and Business Owners to align their corporate vision through the development of key middle and upper management personnel.  He has been invited as a guest speaker for the AIA and SDA Orange County Chapters and has facilitated numerous Bullet Proof® Manager Training Sessions and Leadership Skills Workshops throughout S. California.

Provides Technical Consulting & Sourcing to electronics manufacturers worldwide, Mike is a dynamic leader with a record of improving sales and operations in manufacturing and distribution organizations. Extensive experience in leading, restructuring and growing technology-based companies to provide value for customers and shareholders. Personal ability to impact sales, finance, operations, engineering and quality. Industry experience includes Medical, Semiconductor, Industrial Products, Construction, Automotive, Aerospace, Petrochemical and adjacent industries.

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