Michael C. Howley is the Managing Partner of Bratenahl Capital Partners. Prior to Bratenahl Capital Partners, Mr. Howley worked in the private equity and investment banking industries for several years. Previously, he was a transactor at the Riverside Company, a private equity fund in Cleveland and New York City, with approximately $4.6 billion of assets under management and have completed over 350 acquisitions.
Before his employment at The Riverside Company, Mr. Howley worked in the Leveraged Finance investment banking group at Credit Suisse in New York City. He was actively involved in over $2 billion of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, restructurings, financings, and mergers & acquisitions for both corporate and financial sponsors. He began his career in Finance at National City Bank (now PNC), in the Capital Markets and Equity Sponsor areas.
Mr. Howley serves on the board of directors of numerous Bratenahl investments, including: MicroGroup and Hunt Valve. In addition, he is a Trustee of Gilmour Academy and is on the Advancement Committee at Saint Martin De Porres High School. He is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College with a Bachelor of Science in accounting and finance. Mr. Howley currently lives in Gates Mills, OH with his wife Kendra and three children.