Michael J. McDonough

Portfolio Manager

Education
Stanford University
MBA, Graduate School of Business
M.S.Eng., Graduate School of Engineering
Harvard University
Master’s Liberal Arts, Middle Eastern Studies
Cornell University
AB, Ancient Greek, Latin, Economics
Oxford University
Honours Moderations, Literae Humaniores, Economics

As a portfolio manager and a member of the investment committee in our Delray Beach, FL, office, Michael’s primary responsibility is working with clients to help them achieve their investment goals through comprehensive wealth planning and investment management.

Previously, Michael served as a senior managing director and portfolio manager at Blackwells Capital, where he managed and evaluated security selection, portfolio construction, and risk for a research-intensive, fundamental and event-driven investment firm. Before that, he was a portfolio manager at Pine River Capital, a portfolio manager and managing director at SAC Capital Advisors, and a portfolio manager and the head of Asian special situations at Perry Capital. In these capacities, he managed and co-managed equity long-short, special situation, and capital market portfolios with assets over $2 billion. His experience includes distressed debt, credit default swaps, mezzanine loans and rescue financings, and the establishment and development of investment and operational initiatives in Asia. Earlier, Michael was a principal at Fox Paine & Company, a senior analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and an analyst for the M&A Group at JP Morgan.

Michael has been a member or observer of several public and private boards, including those of companies in SaaS, petrophysical modeling, consumer/retail (restaurants and luxury retail), diagnostic imaging, healthcare services, basic manufacturing, and specialty insurance. He has also participated in activist investments in consumer and real estate.

Mr. McDonough has been a member or observer of several public and private boards, including SaaS, petrophysical modeling, consumer/retail (restaurants and luxury retail), diagnostic imaging, healthcare services, basic manufacturing, and specialty insurance. He has also participated in activist investments in consumer and real estate.