Managing Director :: Head of Food, Beverage & Agriculture
Mike is the Head of Food, Beverage & Agriculture at Intrepid. He has more than 20 years of investment banking experience and has focused on the food and beverage sector since 2000. During that time Mike has executed more than 50 transactions worth more than $80 billion. His experience includes buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, credit and debt structuring and origination as well as public and private equity raises. He has represented clients across a variety of industry segments, including packaged food and beverage, produce, protein, seafood, agriculture, grocery retail, and foodservice.
Prior to joining Intrepid, Mike was a Managing Director with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he spent 12 years, most recently in the Los Angeles office, covering key consumer, food and agriculture clients in the Pacific Southwest. During his investment banking career Mike also worked at Morgan Stanley, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, and Alex Brown & Sons in New York, Atlanta, and Baltimore.
Born and raised in Virginia, Mike has fully embraced the California lifestyle since relocating in 2016. Having lived in Bologna for a year, Mike speaks Italian and enjoys Italian film and TV as well as binging on food shows on Netflix. He resides in West Los Angeles with his wife, daughter, son, and two dogs.
*Represents transactions executed by principals of Intrepid while at prior firms.