Michael is the founder of Gondola Capital, an alternative investment firm focused on private equity and venture capital with an emphasis on blockchain and decentralized finance. Michael has worked with many of the leading funds in the alternative investment space including RCP Advisors, Adams Street Partners, Morgan Creek Digital Assets, and ParaFi Capital. His clients include RIAs, endowments, foundations, family offices, and consultants in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Michael earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. He also obtained the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) in 2011.