Michael S. Berk

Managing Director

Michael is co-head of TA's North America Services Group and focuses on investments in business and financial services companies.

Michael is a member of TA’s Management, Core Investment and Portfolio Committees, and he also has responsibility for supporting TA's Hong Kong office. He joined TA in 2004 and has more than 23 years of experience in the private equity industry. Michael's primary focus is in the business services industry, but he has also sponsored investments in healthcare, telecommunications, consumer and financial services sectors during his career. Michael has partnered with dynamic management teams to drive growth and value creation, both organically and through add-on acquisitions.

Career Highlights

  • Sponsored 16 investments for TA totaling more than $1.5 billion
  • Assisted portfolio companies in making more than 20 add-on acquisitions

Former Experience

  • Joseph Littlejohn & Levy – Senior Vice President
  • Frontenac Company – Associate


  • Harvard Business School – MBA
  • Harvard Law School – JD, cum laude
  • Harvard College – AB, magna cum laude, East Asian Studies

Board Representation


  • Benecon
  • Fisher Funds
  • Gong cha
  • OMNIA Partners
  • Towne Park
  • Yarra Capital Management

Board Observer

  • LeadVenture

Active Investor

  • Backstage


  • Dealer Tire
  • Keeley Asset Management
  • Microban International
  • Professional Warranty Service Corporation
  • Speedcast International
  • Triumph HealthCare
  • Truck Hero


  • Board Member and Executive Committee Member of the American Investment Council
  • Board Member of the Harvard Cooperative Society
  • Trustee of the Roxbury Latin School
  • Board Member of the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras

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