Michael LermaManaging Director Private Equity
Mr. Lerma is Founder and Managing Director of Wealth Capital Network, an eco-system driven organization comprised of high net worth individuals, athletes & entertainers, family offices, angel investors, venture capitalists, fund managers, and serial entrepreneurs who come together to discover innovative early growth stage companies, network, and educate.
Prior to Wealth Capital Network, he managed multiple investor network organizations in Newport Beach and Los Angeles, working with various institutional and private investor types.
He also advised athletes, and some of the most dynamic, under-followed, early and later stage companies across multiple industries (technology, health & wellness, Media & Entertainment, gaming, e-commerce, and consumer products). He has a proven track record of identifying, sourcing, securing new business, and strategic partnership opportunities.
He has over 20 years of combined Corporate and Business Consultant expertise, working with both Fortune 100 companies such as Kodak, Chase Manhattan Bank, and Wall Street firms Goldman, Sachs & Co., and TIAA-CREF in the Management Information Systems division where he performed business analysis, project management, and corporate strategy functions.