Michael Rowsey began his career in the Office Products Industry in 1979 with Boise Cascade Office Products. Over the last 32 years Michael has held numerous high level management positions at such industry companies as Boise Cascade, United Stationers and most recently was President of Office Max – Contract Division overseeing all contract sales and operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia with combined revenue of $4.7 billion. During his tenure at United Stationers the company made industry changing acquisitions such as Lagasse and Azerty.
After leaving Office Max, Michael started MCR Investments which focused primarily on small acquisitions in distribution and consumer products and also worked with numerous private equity groups looking at investments in and adjacent to the Office Products space. Michael is a graduate of Marshall University and Northwestern University – Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Advanced Executive Program. He and his wife Cindy live in Aurora, IL with their five children; Kendall, Kaitlyn, Dylan, Donovan, and Dakota.