Michael Hollander joined GTCR in 2008 and currently serves as a Managing Director. Mike worked previously at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a New York–based private equity firm, and Fremont Partners, a private equity group located in San Francisco. He started his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Salomon Smith Barney. Mike holds a BS in economics with concentrations in accounting and finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors and was a recipient of the Sol Feinstone Award.
Mike is currently a Director of Optimal Blue and Ultimus Fund Solutions. In addition, Mike was previously a Director of past successful investment in Aligned Asset Managers/The Townsend Group, Callcredit Information Group and Premium Credit Limited. He has played an instrumental role in GTCR’s investments in Ironshore and PrivateBancorp. Outside of work, Mike serves on the Board of Directors of the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.