Mike leads Galvin Enterprises, Inc. which manages a portfolio of financial and engineering management consulting, software and wealth management global operating companies owned by the Galvin family’s holding company.
Formerly, Mike co-founded Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, later sold to Colliers. Launched a number of start-ups and turnarounds in the global software and genetics sectors. Served as Assistant Secretary of the US Commerce Department for Export Administration (defense trade) during the Bush senior/41 administration. Practiced as a corporate finance transactions partner at the international law firm of Winston & Strawn. Mike further serves as a trustee on a number of non-profit boards, including among others: The Illinois Institute of Technology (Board Chair), the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Finance Chair), and Business Executives for National Security.