Michael Swieca helps manage a portfolio of hedge fund and private equity fund investments and diligence a range of direct private investments. Before Talpion, Michael received an MBA from Columbia Business School after living in Israel for a year studying in a yeshiva. Michael began his professional career in the Equity Research department at Lehman Brothers – later Barclays Capital – covering Wireless & Wire-line Technologies. He then spent a year at Corbin Capital, a boutique fund of funds with a 30 year track record. Michael serves on the board of several non-profit institutions in addition to the family's foundation. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing and watching sports, including basketball, football, tennis and ping pong.