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Michael Schuster
Managing Director

Michael is a Managing Director and joined Cross Keys Capital in 2019. Michael focuses on lower and middle market sell-side Merger & Acquisition engagements for entrepreneurial and family-owned businesses greater than $2 million of EBITDA. Engagements are often part of a well-planned exit or transition including recapitalizations, management buyouts, succession, retirement, partner separations and unplanned life events. The entrepreneurial skills gained over twenty-five years of owning and operating businesses enables Michael to identify well with lower and middle market companies as an effective hands-on advisor. Earlier experiences include Executive Management and CFO of a $60 million lower middle market Logistics and Freight Transportation company, owning and operating a commercial real estate portfolio and spearheading exceptional growth leading to successful exit strategies for several sales, leasing, manufacturing and distribution businesses. Current M&A activities cover a broad range of industries as a generalist.

Michael graduated from the University of Miami with degrees in Business Finance and Transportation.