Operating Partner and Operations Consultant
Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt | Program & Project Management
Bates Management Services, LLC is an independent consulting firm and portfolio management company founded by Michael Bates in 2007. BMS has established operating partnerships with Private Equity firms and has a portfolio of investments and business startups. In 2021, BMS branched out into health and fitness with BMS Fitness and Nutrition.
Experience has been put to work in all areas of business in a wide variety of spaces including manufacturing, private equity, financial services, pharma sales, transportation, construction, capital equipment development, automotive, real estate, and magazine publishing.
Clients include startups, growth businesses, distressed or stagnant businesses, commercial lenders, financial services providers, special asset groups, private equity firms, angel investment groups, and family-owned businesses.
BMS creates value for the client, the customer, and the employees by reducing operating costs, eliminating process waste, improving product and service quality, leading strong product/service portfolios, and responding to the Voice of the Customer.
turning growing pains into profits