person siluete


  • Finance & Accounting
  • Financial Services
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • General Management & Operations
  • Turn-around Expert


  • BSBA, University of North Carolina
  • GE Financial Management Program

D. Michael Upton

Senior operating and financial leader, with both domestic and international background in financial services, information technology services, distribution services, major appliances and engineered materials


  • Experienced in business development, general and financial management, including mergers and acquisitions, acquisition integration, roll-ups, dispositions and outsourcing
  • Developed line operational experience as President of GE Capital’s Technology Management Services, GM of GE Capital’s Computer and Test Equipment Rental Operations, and CFO of GE Computer Services and GE Mining Products
  • As SVP-Business Development for GE Capital Technology Management Services and GE Capital Information Technology Solutions led strategy development for 30 acquisitions and disposition transactions related to businesses with revenues from $50M to over $2B
  • Through GE’s Financial Management Program and Corporate Audit Staff participated in or managed 22 separate operational and financial audits of GE businesses worldwide
  • Held the position of Manager-Financial Planning & Analysis for GE’s Technical Systems Sector at GE’s corporate headquarters