Mike Tyson – CEO
  • Lifelong Ohio native of Wood County
  • Graduated Elmwood High School 1973
  • Owens Community College Graduate with an Associate Degree in Marketing Management, 1975
  • Managed Stop N’ Go Foods in Worthington Ohio – 1975
  • Founded Mike’s Party Mart November 1976 at age 21
  • Founder of Tyson’s Charter Fishing Service in Port Clinton Ohio / Lake Erie – 1985
  • Founder of Bowling Green Citizens for Smart Growth Inc – 2007
    (Impact Award from Bowling Green League of Women Voters)
  • Toledo/Lucas County Board of Health Board member, and Environmental chair 2006
  • 2-time Men’s Baseball Amature World Champion –
    Roy Hobbs World Series , Fort Myers Fla. 2014/2016
  • Ohio Lottery Retailer of the Week Award winner – June 2007
  • Rated by Ohio Lottery # 1 Lottery Agent in Bowling Green and Wood County in sales 2018-2021
  • Earned the “Distinction of Excellence” for being rated in the TOP 1.79% in lottery sales in the State of Ohio in 2021.
  • Founder and Creator of Lottery trademark “Play The Board”

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Our Journey...

1997
November 1

Moved to New Store Location

Moved to New Store Location
Relocated to current location in the Southwood Plaza Shopping Center (aka shopping complex with “Big Lots”). You’ll find us towards the middle of the complex, in between Cash Advance & Fiesta Salons.
1976
November 7

Opened for Business!

Opened for Business!
21 year old Mike Tyson establishes the original “Mike’s Party Mart” at 1004 South Main Street in Bowling Green.