Michael Shannon
Managing Member, Portfolio Manager, Member Investment Committee

Michael joined WCM in 1996 and became a Managing Partner as of December 31, 2010. He is co-portfolio manager for Westchester Capital Management, LLC and affiliates and Westchester Capital Partners, LLC. After receiving a B.S. in Finance from Boston College, he started his career at J.P. Morgan in 1988 where he worked in the firm’s corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and equity research departments for eight years. He then joined WCM where he was Director of Research for nine years.

After two years as Senior Vice President in charge of Mergers and Special Situations at D.E. Shaw & Co., he rejoined WCM in 2006. Mike holds a Chartered Financial Analyst certification and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute