Director, M&A Advisory Committee
Mr. Gillespie is an accomplished merger and acquisition professional with comprehensive healthcare industry experience and knowledge. As a corporate healthcare M&A executive, Mike has extensive experience in technology scouting, start-up investment, corporate venture capital and larger M&A transactions. Mike has significant experience in domestic and cross border M&A, corporate carve-outs / spin outs as well as equity, equity linked and debt capital raising for growth companies. He has executed both acquisitions and several divestitures, developing a strong skill set in financial analysis, valuations, deal structuring and transaction negotiations. This background has provided him first-hand experience with the intricate details involved in owning, growing, acquiring and preparing a company for a liquidity event with appropriate deal structuring for a successful exit. Mike has an undergraduate degree in international business studies and a post graduate in marketing. Mike is a native of Orange County and is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying outdoor pursuits and racket sports. He has two children, enjoying mountain and beach retreats with his family.