EXPERIENCE
Mike is the Director of Diffractive Managers Group and CO-CEO of 1251 Capital Group. Prior to co-founding 1251, he was a Managing Director at TA Associates (TA) where he worked for 22 years. TA has raised $24 billion of private equity capital since its inception in 1968. At TA, Mike led successful investments in a variety of industries including Financial Services, Business Services and Consumer Products. Mike was also Vice President and a member of the founding management team of Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE: AMG), a TA-backed holding company formed to acquire stakes in asset management companies, that today has over $800 billion in assets under management. Previously, Mike also worked at General Atlantic and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated.

INVESTMENT EXPERIENCE
Advisory Research
Cardtronics (NASD: CATM)
Chartered Marketing Services
EYP Mission Critical Facilities
Jupiter Fund Management (LSE: JUP)
K2 Advisors
Numeric Investors
United Pet Group

CIVIC LEADERSHIP
Board Member of the Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa
Board Member of the Ivey School of Business at Western University

EDUCATION
Western University – B.A. with Honors in Business Administration (HBA)
Harvard Business School – M.B.A. with Distinction