Mr. Michaels is responsible for firm management, originating and structuring new investments, as well as fundraising and capital market analysis. Mr. Michaels has worked with the Managing Principals since 2009 and has been actively involved in all major aspects of deal acquisition, financing and asset repositioning for Stockdale and its predecessor firm. Prior to joining Stockdale, Mr. Michaels was a Vice President at Octavian Advisors, a $2.0 billion investment advisory firm focused on structured investment opportunities. Prior to Octavian, Mr. Michaels worked at various well-respected institutions including The Carlyle Group, Highbridge Capital and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Michaels graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.