About BMS

Bates Management Services, LLC is an independent consulting firm founded by Michael Bates in 2007.  Michael’s experience and expertise lies in Operations Leadership, Turnaround Management, Continuous Improvement, and Portfolio Program and Project Management.

Experience has been put to work in all areas of business in a wide variety of spaces including manufacturing, financial services, pharma sales, transportation, construction, capital equipment development, automotive, 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