Co-CEO, 1251 Capital Group, Inc.
Michael A.R. Wilson is co-CEO of 1251 Capital Group, a holding company formed to deliver long-term, real returns in Financial Services to its shareholders. Previously Mike was a Managing Director at TA Associates, a global private equity firm with $20 billion of assets under management headquartered in Boston with offices in Menlo Park, London, Hong Kong and Mumbai. He formerly served on the Boards of Advisory Research, Cardtronics (NASD: CATM), Chartered Marketing Services, EYP Mission Critical Facilities, Jupiter Fund Management (LSE: JUP), K2 Advisors, Numeric Investors and United Pet Group. Prior to joining TA in 1992, Mike worked in Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking Group. In 1994, he joined Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE: AMG), a TA-backed asset management platform company, as Vice President and a member of the founding management team. Mike received a BA degree, with Honours, in Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at Western University (1990) and an MBA degree, with Distinction, from Harvard Business School (1997). Mike also serves on The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa.