Michael Schafer, born and raised in Pennsylvania, is an Ivy League graduate, Magna Cum Laude, from The Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.
After graduating, he moved to Arizona where he’s been an entrepreneur and businessman for forty years. Starting in a mergers and acquisition firm in Scottsdale, he was hired as CEO to turn-around a Software Company, later purchasing the business and turned it around from near bankruptcy to profitability of 1200%, raising over $20 million in investment capital to grow the company.
Michael is currently the President and owner of Compliance Testing, LLC, an International regulatory and compliance testing company he purchased thirteen years ago.
Compliance Testing LLC is a product testing and certification body for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, and South America. As an A2LA Accredited Laboratory (ISO 17025, ISO 17065) and Telecommunications Certification Body (TCB) it is staffed with engineers specialized in testing for P25, RF, EMC-EMI, Product Safety, and EMC testing for most countries. Testing includes products such as LMR, Aircraft radio and wires, Wi-Fi, body worn cameras and most other wireless and electronic devices. Compliance Testing, LLC is also authorized to perform a wide array of testing for the FCC, DHS and also act as the FCC’s Certification Body for obtaining product grants for the USA.