Michael Teplitsky is a Partner at Wynnchurch Capital, a $5 billion private equity firm, where his responsibilities range from investment origination, execution and monitoring. Michael has over 20-years of experience in private equity investing and corporate finance. Prior to joining Wynnchurch in 2008, Michael was with Lime Rock Partners, the $9 billion global private equity fund. He began his career at UBS in its Investment Banking Department in New York.
Michael’s experience includes transactions involving family businesses, corporate carve-outs, underperforming companies and restructurings. He focuses on the diversified industries sector including business services, manufacturing, transportation, distribution and natural resources. Michael was involved in the execution of several Wynnchurch investments including Foam Holdings, Labrie Environmental Group, NSC Minerals, Northstar Aerospace, Rosboro, Texas Hydraulics, The Wheel Group and U.S. Pipe.
He holds a B.A., honors, from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from The Kellogg School of Management. Michael completed Kellogg’s Board Fellows Program, a two-year intensive training program in nonprofit board governance. A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Michael immigrated to Chicago in 1990 from the Soviet Union. Michael has two daughters – Jordyn (8) and Sydney (7). Michael enjoys spending time with his kids, travel, reading and across various civic causes. He is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago and active volunteer with The Jewish United Fund (JUF), The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI). He is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program.