Mike Shaffer is the Principal, Portfolio Operations Group – Finance and Accounting. As Principal, Mike is responsible for providing hands-on financial and accounting support to portfolio company management teams on an individual project basis. Mike joins New Harbor with over 20 years of strategic leadership at the corporate, investor, and advisory levels, with a specific focus on the healthcare industry for the past 15 years. Most recently, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for IZI Medical Products, a private equity-backed manufacturer of medical devices. He also previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for The Stepping Stones Group, a specialty behavioral healthcare company. Mike also has previous private equity industry experience, having worked as the Vice President of Operations for Shore Capital Partners in Chicago. Before his time in private equity, Mike worked in corporate development, finance, and strategy roles for Landauer Inc. for six years. He started his career in investment banking with William Blair. Mike holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and BA in Political Science from Northwestern University.
*Member of New Harbor’s Portfolio Operations Group, an affiliate that provides and arranges consulting and advisory services to New Harbor portfolio companies for fees separate from those earned by the investment adviser.