Michael White

Michael White

  • Position: Managing Director
  • Education:  B.S. in Finance – University of Alabama; M.B.A. – The University of Chicago
  • Awards/Accolades/Professional Certifications:  Series 79

Michael White, Managing Director of Founders Advisors Healthcare practice, is a strategic finance professional with operating experience as a chief financial officer.  He has over 20 years’ experience advising healthcare clients on a range of strategic alternatives including IPOs, public and private equity and debt capital raises, joint ventures, licensing and buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions.

Michael spent seven years at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. in New York where he served in a series of positions of increasing responsibility in the healthcare investment banking group. He then joined Barclays where he was a vice president and director in the healthcare investment banking group on the West Coast for six years.  Most recently Michael has acted as a consultant, advising clients on a variety of strategic alternatives across multiple healthcare subsectors as well as serving as Chief Financial Officer of Carbylan Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company.  Michael started his career at SouthTrust Bank and its affiliate, PRN Mortgage Capital, providing financing and advisory services for companies primarily in the post-acute care space.

Michael received his B.S. in Finance from the University of Alabama and his M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance and Accounting from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  A native of Talladega, Alabama, Michael and his wife Gayle have recently returned to Birmingham, where they live with their two children, Emelia and Madeline.