Michael is the COO and CFO of Pennybacker Capital, coordinating financial, operational and compliance aspects of Pennybacker and its funds, managing investor relations, and sourcing and providing analysis of potential investment opportunities. Prior to joining Pennybacker, Michael was COO and CFO at VisionWeb, Inc. Michael closed six private equity placements and led the company’s growth from start-up to global services provider. Michael was recognized by VisionMonday when he was named to its “Forty Under 40” list of innovative industry professionals.Michael began his career with E&Y Capital Advisors LLC (now Macquarie Capital USA, Inc.) and Price Waterhouse LLP, where he successfully delivered structured finance solutions to Fortune 500 clients. These clients included multi-national bank groups and companies in the technology, manufacturing, and financial services industries. Michael graduated cum laude with degrees in Accountancy and Computer Applications from the University of Notre Dame, received an MBA with highest honors from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Michael is a member of the Real Estate Council of Austin, the New America Alliance, and the Executive Council for The University of Texas at Austin Real Estate Finance and Investment Center.