Mike is a business analyst and writer at Slidebean, helping startups build pitch decks and financial models. Mike was portfolio manager at Athena Capital Management Corp., an investment management firm he ran from 2005-2020. He managed investment portfolios for clients and provided research to other investment professionals. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Prior to starting his own firm, he was an investment analyst at J.V. Bruni and Company. Prior to that, he was in the Air Force as a pilot and satellite operator.