Michael Gallagher Managing Director

StrategyPrivate Equity


EducationIndiana University
M.B.A., The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Prior ExperienceApax Partners
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
Lehman Brothers

Mike is a Managing Director in H.I.G. Capital’s Miami office. He is responsible for all aspects of the investment process including sourcing, transaction structuring, financing and executing post-closing growth and operational strategies.

Mike has private equity investing experience across a wide range of industries including healthcare, business services, consumer and industrials.

Prior to joining H.I.G., Mike worked at Apax Partners, a leading private equity firm, and at Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, where he led a variety of strategic initiatives. Mike was also a member of the Global Industrial Group at the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brothers.

Mike earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in Finance and Accounting from Indiana University.