Mike Balkin

Board Member

Mike has over 30 years of experience in working with public companies in the small cap space. Mike was a partner and formerly the co-Manager of the William Blair Small Institutional portfolio and the William Blair Small Cap Growth Fund which he and his partners, Karl Brewer and Mark Fuller started in 1999. Prior to joining William Blair, he was the co-founder of Cityview Associates, Inc., a real estate firm specializing in “value-added” real estate transactions.

Prior to starting Cityview Associates, Mike had various roles at First Chicago and Bankers Trust. In addition to his work with William Blair, Mike has helped dozens of small companies grow as an angel investor, mentor and board member. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Performance Health Systems, LLC and is an advisor on the board of the Innventure Fund, an Intellectual Property-based development fund started by Greg Wasson.