Michael (MVB) co-founded Socium, LLC to bring the alternative asset community a private equity focused fund administrator that combines advanced technology with consultative client service. An entrepreneurial leader with over 26 years of financial services experience in trading, operations and fund administration, Michael’s awareness of the private equity industry’s fueled his desire to offer an integrated solution of best in breed technology at a value price.
Prior to co-founding Socium, Michael was a Senior Managing Director and the Head of U.S. Operations for the Alternative Investment Solutions group of U.S. Bancorp Fund Services. Prior to joining U.S. Bancorp, Michael was a non-agency mortgage and whole loan trader at Dillon Read Capital Management. He began his career in public accounting at KPMG and spent time at Merrill Lynch in Fixed Income Operations and PaineWebber as the CFO of the Commercial Real Estate Division.
Michael is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. He is also a graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accountancy and St. John’s University, earning his Master’s Degree in Business Administration.