Michael Roth


Michael, a Director in the Chicago office, joined Next Street in 2014. He is passionate about helping small enterprises grow by developing innovative solutions across the economic development ecosystem. In his current role, he is focused on gathering actionable insights based on rigorous, market-based data analysis for his clients, including small enterprises, anchor institutions, impact investors, and government.

Prior to joining Next Street, Michael worked at IBM in their Smarter Commerce practice. There he partnered with retail clients to help their customers adopt an omni-channel approach to reach their growth potential across brick-and-mortar, mobile, and web platforms. Michael also worked with clients in the life sciences and manufacturing industries. Michael has a B.A. in Finance from Lehigh University.