Mike has devoted his career to entrepreneurship and venture investment. He joins MMF from Dreamit Ventures where he worked with emerging digital health and medical device startups and managed a national network of enterprise healthcare partners and venture funds. Prior to joining Dreamit, Mike founded and led re:Founded, a venture advisory firm that specialized in strategic advisory services for venture capital firms, high-growth technology startups, and innovation programs. He also served as a Venture Associate for the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland, College Park where he sourced seed stage venture deals for angel investors and developed relationships with regional angel networks and venture funds. He previously held investment roles at C5 Capital and CIT GAP Funds, where he led investments in seed stage technology startups across industries. Mike serves on the Advisory Board for Alpine Consolidated, a Washington D.C.-based venture investment company that specializes in early-stage entrepreneurial companies at the intersection of cyber-security, communications, and civilian-government applications unique to the Capitol marketplace. In this capacity, he works with C-Suite executives and angel investors from around the DMV to source and invest in innovative pre-seed and seed stage product companies. Mike earned a Masters of Business Administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, a Masters of Arts from American University, and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Michigan.