Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Mr. Mikkelsen has over 7 years of professional business experience in private equity, investment banking, and start-ups. Throughout his career he has worked on over $30 billion of executed transactions, ranging in size from under a million dollars to several billion. Prior to co-founding Auxo, Mr. Mikkelsen was in the acquisitions group at Regent Properties, a real estate private equity firm in Los Angeles. Prior to Regent, he was an investment banker in the Leveraged Finance Group at Barclays Capital in New York. Previously, Mr. Mikkelsen co-led the Business Development department of Ink Media, a new media development company he co-founded. At Ink Media, Mr. Mikkelsen was responsible for attaining over 50 advertising clients and growing the online membership base by leveraging a team of over 100 volunteers he recruited and managed. Mr. Mikkelsen graduated with Distinction from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, where he received his Honours Business Administration (HBA).