Mike Wilson joined North Avenue Capital as a Commercial Lender in 2018, specializing in business development, debt financing, deal structuring, and investment opportunities. Mike received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and is currently based out of NAC’s Florida office.
Prior to joining NAC, Mike was a Captain in the United States Army serving as an Infantry Officer. He served as a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer for a 150-member mechanized infantry company in Alaska where he managed and supervised over $75MM in unit assets. He went on to attend selection to the 75th Ranger Regiment, where he held various roles of increasing responsibility as Military Special Operations Liaison, Ranger Platoon Leader, and Ranger Company Executive Officer. He was responsible for managing the training, resourcing, planning and mission execution for his unit (in total over $80MM in assets). Mike also held responsibility in the development of strategic relationships with both U.S and foreign entities while deployed. During his career in the Army, Mike was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, two Army Commendation Medals, the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, and completed Ranger, Airborne, and Pathfinder Schools.
Before his decision to join the military in 2012, Mike was a Commercial Real Estate Broker for Stream Realty Partners in Dallas, Texas. He was solely responsible for tenant representation, project leasing, and acquisition/disposition services for the downtown Dallas business district.
Mike has a passion for mentoring and leader development. He has spent several years volunteering and leading not only in military and business, but also in youth and family ministries such as Young Life and Pine Cove Christian Camps.
Mike lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where he continues to pursue leadership roles in his community, local Texas Aggie Network and church.