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Michael L. Milani

Managing Director, Baker Tilly Capital

Michael Milani, Principal with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and a Managing Director of Baker Tilly Capital, LLC, joined the firm in 2015 with more than twenty-five years of experience. Mike leads Baker Tilly Capital’s mergers and acquisitions efforts out of Baker Tilly’s Chicago headquarters. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Mike worked at a large national firm’s corporate finance group as a Senior Managing Director and previously as President. He also has experience as a Commercial Banking Officer.


  • Domestic and cross-border transaction and advisory services including mergers and acquisitions and capital sourcing
  • Completed domestic and cross-border acquisitions for public and private companies
  • Advised on sales of private companies and divestitures of domestic and international non-core business of public companies
  • Sourced, structured, and negotiated recapitalizations, restructurings, leveraged buyouts, and offerings of debt, mezzanine, and equity (public and private) securities
  • Experience serving clients in industries including, but not limited to, agribusiness, food and beverage, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing and distribution, private equity, and retail


University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana)
Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance

J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Evanston, Illinois)
Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Marketing