Founder and President
Michael D. Crotty
Michael Crotty has over thirty years of experience in the home textiles industry as the President of TexStyle, Inc and its China subsidiary, TexStyle Asia (Shanghai) Co., Ltd which he founded in 2001. In June of 2007, he established MKT & Associates, Ltd. to capitalize on his expertise in building networks between Chinese and US industries. In addition to textiles and apparel, MKT has expanded its scope and formed several strategic alliances with Chinese companies to export Clean Technology products and services and advanced electronics, navigation and avionics products to China. Michael has a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, AZ. He is a member of the National Coal Council, a federal advisory to the Secretary of Energy. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham), and is a member of the Thunderbird Shanghai Aumni chapter, Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce, the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association’s Shanghai Chapter, and is an Alumni Advisor for the Thunderbird Alumni Association.