Executive in Residence
Mike O’Malley is Senior Principal, COO & CFO at Pennybacker Capital. Mike designs and directs operational, commercial, and financial strategies that align with Pennybacker Capital’s guiding vision. In addition, he provides sourcing and analytics for investment opportunities, forms and fosters investor relationships, and serves on the firm’s Investment Committee.
At Notre Dame, Mike is an Executive in Residence at the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate and an Adjunct Professor of Real Estate. He teaches Real Estate Private Equity (fall and spring semesters) and co-teaches Real Estate Colloquium: Finance, Investment, and Law.
Prior to joining Pennybacker, Mike served as COO and CFO of VisionWeb. Under his leadership, the firm closed six private equity placements and grew from fledgling status to a global services provider. Early in his career, Mike was an auditor and later a consultant for Price Waterhouse and Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, now Macquarie Capital USA. He delivered structured finance solutions to Fortune 500 clients, including multi-national bank groups and companies in the technology, manufacturing, and financial services industries.
Mike graduated cum laude with degrees in Accountancy and Computer Applications from the University of Notre Dame, received an MBA with highest honors from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the Private Equity CFO Association, and the Real Estate Council of Austin and is an Advisory Board member of the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate.