Chairman of the Board
Partner, Baird Capital
Mike, a partner with Baird Capital's U.S. Private Equity team, has nearly 30 years of investment experience. Previously, Mike served as the President and CEO of Baird Capital portfolio company Medical Education Technologies, Inc. (METI). He was then President of CAE Healthcare, where he led the integration of METI, restructured the business and drove efficiency initiatives to improve profitability. Mike also has prior executive experience serving as the CEO of Leprechaun Inc., President and CEO of Innovative Health Strategies, President and COO of the former Cobalt Corporation (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin), Executive Vice President of the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation and as Senior Vice President for University Health Care in Madison, Wis. Mike received a BA in Rhetoric and Political Science from the University of California and a JD from the McGeorge School of Law.