MIKE SIMMONS

CEO

Mike Simmons is the CEO of WIMS Consulting, a consulting firm and full-service marketing and sales agency specializing in marketing strategy, CRM programs, digital marketing, website development, business development, and additional services operating primarily in Charlotte, Miami, New York, and Southern California among other cities around the country. He is the CMO, board member, and equity stake holder with EolianVR and ARRE (Augmented Reality Real Estate).

His core mantra and approach to business can be expressed in four simple words: “Solve Problems; Add Value.”

Mike has a passion for helping both entrepreneurs as well as established entities with growing their business. While fixating on the ultimate destination can often be all-consuming to many, he’s committed to enjoying the process of the entrepreneurial journey while trying to help others do the same. He firmly believes that there is no “finish line.”

His areas of expertise include:

  • Marketing strategy and implementation

  • Website development, SEO, PPC, and keyword search

  • CRM architect, administrator, strategy, and implementatio

  • Business development, lead generation, and sales support

  • Business plans and start-up consulting

  • Public relations, advertising, and social media

  • Corporate and Individual Training

  • Events and seminars

Mike has experience providing consulting services throughout a variety of industries, including accounting, financial services, legal, real estate, health care, technology, business consulting, aviation, personal training, and non-profits among others.

He has experience working with a variety of CRM and marketing automation programs as well, including:

  • Salesforce.com

  • Zoho

  • HubSpot

  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • InfusionSoft

  • Insightly

Mike began his career in marketing with Kaufman, Rossin & Co., one of the largest accounting firms based in Miami, FL, in 2008. He spent nearly seven years with the Firm, maintaining a variety of roles primarily focused on marketing, business development, consulting, and public and community relations.

 

He is very involved in the community. He is currently a Board Member on the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional and Center City Committees. He is also a board member and the Marketing Director for The Charlotte Business Group. Prior to moving to Charlotte, he was on the Board of Directors for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce while serving as the Chair of their HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Engage) Committee, and the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals of Miami.

 

Mike graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in both Marketing and Finance and a minor in Advertising.