Michael S. Berk

Managing Director

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

Michael is a member of TA’s Core Investment and Portfolio Committees, and he also has responsibility for supporting TA's Hong Kong office. He joined TA in 2004 and has nearly 20 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 eleven investments for TA totaling more than $1.1 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


  • National IPA
  • Professional Warranty Service Corporation
  • SpeedCast International
  • Towne Park
  • Truck Hero
  • Yarra Capital Management

Active Investor

  • AboveNet


  • Dealer Tire
  • Keeley Asset Management
  • Microban International
  • Triumph HealthCare


  • Board Member and Executive Committee Member of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council
  • Board Member of the Harvard Cooperative Society

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