Michael Leahy

Managing Director – Investments

Mike sources and evaluates new investment opportunities and manages existing assets. He applies a strong operational focus to EGI’s portfolio companies, derived from more than 20 years of experience across an array of industries. Specifically, he supports EGI’s investments in Cross Border Xpress, a bi-national airport terminal that connects San Diego directly to the Tijuana Airport, and Covanta Holding Corporation, an international owner/operator of energy- from-waste and power generation facilities. Mike specializes in organic and M&A growth, integrations, turnarounds, restructurings and asset optimization. Prior to joining EGI in 2019, Mike served as Senior Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for Oracle Corporation, a multinational computer technology company, where he led due diligence and business integration for acquisitions across Oracle’s global portfolio. Previously, he was the Head of Global Marketing at BigMachines, which was acquired by Oracle. Earlier in his career, Mike served in a number of business development roles, including: Head of Product and Marketing for Envoy Global, Business Unit Chief Revenue Officer for Entertainment Cruises, Business Development Director for ServiceMaster, and Business Unit Director for Budget Rent a Car. Mike currently serves on the board of Specifix, a software company. He holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame and completed the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Emerge Global Program.