Michal Petrzela is a Managing Director at Lightyear Capital and a member of the Investment Committee.
Prior to rejoining Lightyear in 2005 after working as a Summer Associate in 2004, Mr. Petrzela worked at Barclays in London in the financial institutions group, where he helped to develop a balance sheet advisory practice. Previously, Mr. Petrzela was at Credit Suisse in New York, also in the financial institutions group, where he advised on mergers and acquisitions in both the United States and Europe. Mr. Petrzela began his career at Arthur Andersen as a consultant in the financial markets practice.
Mr. Petrzela holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Syracuse University, cum laude, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.