Mike Benson

Mike Benson


Telephone: (860) 409-2115
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Mike has various responsibilities relating to the investment activities of the Connecticut funds, including deal sourcing, transaction-based due diligence, transaction modeling, negotiating and structuring, managing our state deal qualification processes and portfolio company monitoring.  He also led the development of the firm’s proprietary financial deal model and its portfolio management database.

Prior to joining Ironwood Capital in 2006, Mike worked in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Risk Management Solutions practice as a consultant specializing in the financial services industry.

Michael and his wife Deborah have two daughters and one son. He enjoys spending time traveling and engaging in a variety of family activities with his wife and young children. Prior to starting his own family, Mike helped raise other people’s kids as an Explorer Post instructor for high school students.

He earned a B.B.A. in Accounting with honors from Hofstra University and an M.B.A. with concentrations in Strategy and Finance from the Yale University School of Management, and was inducted into the Beta Alpha Psi National Honor Society. He is a Certified Public Accountant.