Evergreen Trading

People & Culture

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.

Marcel Proust

Michael Lake

SVP, Marketing and Business Development

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.

Marcel Proust

Michael has worked in the Corporate Trade industry for over 20 years in a variety of roles including New Business Development, Sales, Sales Management, and Marketing. Michael’s skills are a unique mix of sales and marketing proficiency combined with a highly developed technological and creative ability.

Prior to joining Evergreen Trading, Michael owned a small business marketing agency where he wore many hats including Chief Creative Officer responsible for TV and radio commercial production, website development, and social media initiatives. Michael’s diversity of skills and experience range from proficiency with audio and video to blogging to a grasp of current marketing trends and best practices.

A Grammy-nominated trombonist, Michael owns a recording studio where he has recorded several CDs that have been placed on the top of the Electronic Music and Jazz charts for several weeks at a time. An author of five books on music performance and improvisation, Michael is a prolific blogger and Youtube artist whose content is syndicated throughout the world. His music can be heard on his website, www.altobone.com.

Michael resides in the Phoenix Arizona area with his two young boys where he thoroughly enjoys biking up and down the nearby mountains of the Sonoran desert in the 120-degree heat.