Michael Kolakowski

Chief Operating Officer

With Rivel since 1998

Michael Kolakowski

Mike is involved in all facets of executive management at Rivel, including strategy and business development, finance and budgeting, HR, legal, marketing and, most importantly, operations. Mike has been instrumental to the successful launches of several new businesses throughout Rivel’s history and in implementing processes that allow the company to continue to meet its high standards for quality and performance. He also designed and launched Rivel’s mentorship program.

Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and loves traveling, reading and outdoor activities, especially at his family’s favorite summer getaway in Bar Harbor, Maine. When he’s not rooting on the Mets or Giants, you can often find him at an amusement park with his family or attending a concert to see one of his favorite bands. Mike is a Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor.

He earned a BS in Marketing and Management from New York University, Stern School of Business.