Board of Directors

Mark A. Michael

Mark Michael is the Chair of NCLD’s Audit Committee and he also serves on NCLD’s Finance and Executive Committees. He is a managing director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.  He previously served as a managing director of Fortress Investment Group and began his career at Bear Stearns. He and his wife, Deidre, have three children.

Mark graduated from Cornell University and earned an MBA from the University of Michigan.   

From the policy blog

Complicating My LD Narrative

Written by Julia Nessman, NCLD Young Adult Leadership Council Member | 22 hours ago

Then I was diagnosed with an LD (learning disability) at 10 years old. Through my mom’s persistence in getting me a neuropsychological evaluation, I found out that I was struggling in school because I had serious deficits in executive functioning, working memory, and auditory processing. On the other hand, I also discovered that I had a number of strengths, including advanced verbal skills and a near perfect visual memory.

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