Michael has experience with middle market companies and debt capital markets, including leveraged finance portfolio management, debt restructuring, private equity, and high yield investing. Michael began his career at ORIX Corporation in Dallas, TX. After working with ORIX for five years, Michael earned his MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in 2015. He interned with Freestone in 2007 and 2014 before joining full time in 2015. Born in the Midwest, but transplanted to Houston during childhood, Michael graduated summa cum laude from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University where he earned a BBA in Finance. Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.