Staff Profile

Michael "Michael" Acheatel

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B.E./economics teacher and DECA adviser Michael Acheatel came to Harker in 2016 from The Startup Garage, a boutique consulting firm in Southern California that guides startups through the capital raising process and investor strategy. As the firm’s president, Mr. Acheatel worked with more than 150 startups to launch and/or raise capital in a wide range of industries with a focus on Web and mobile tech companies.

A native Californian, Mr. Acheatel interned in micro-finance for indigenous communities with various provincial government agencies in Ecuador. He enjoys surfing, camping and playing with his dog, Tia.

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Business and Entrepreneurship Teacher, Upper School
Business and Entrepreneurship


B.A. Global Economics and Latin American Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz
MBA Entrepreneurship, Tel Aviv University (Israel)