Michael Maxwell, Partner

Michael Maxwell joined Blue Orbit as a Partner in 2014 and has worked with Ray Camillo on various projects and in other businesses since 1994. Michael has over 36 years of hospitality operations and senior management level experience at some of America’s most celebrated and successful restaurant companies.

Michael graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University in 1981 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. His passion for restaurants flourished while working with Peasant Restaurants where he helped grow their Mick’s expansion chain as their Training Director.

Michael’s fun and fresh approach to restaurant operations served him well over his career as he worked with companies like Concentrics, The Fifth Group, Rio Bravo/Chevy’s, Cinebistro, Metrotainment, Rare Hospitality, Legal Seafood, and eatZi’s Market & Bakery, holding positions as District Manager, Director of Training, Operating Partner and General Manager. He has opened over 30 restaurants and implemented countless training and continuing educations programs.

Fellow team members

Ray Camillo
Principal

Mathew Green
Director of Culinary Operations

Eric Simpkins
Beverage Specialist

Alison Miller
Controller

Rebecca Clark
Project Coordinator

Adrian Nguyen
Analyst