Mike Bryan began consulting for Fortune in 2015 advising on overall growth and acquisition strategies. He joined Fortune in 2017 as Chief M&A and Development Officer and is responsible for the strategy and execution of all M&A activity across the company, working alongside the business leads to develop acquisition pipelines, execute transactions and driving value creation through inorganic means or partnership opportunities.
Mike has over thirty-seven years of professional experience which includes two successful start-ups and extensive M&A experience. Mike has successfully completed over thirty acquisition transactions which include privately held companies as well as divisions of public companies.
Most recently, Mike was the founder, Chief Executive Officer and principal shareholder of American Administrative Group, Inc. (“AAG”). AAG was a full-service national health benefits Third Party Administrator. Mike founded AAG in 1984 and grew the organization into the sixth largest independently-owned TPA in the nation – employing over six hundred employees and processing over $1B in health benefit transactions annually. Prior to AAG, Mike founded Preferential Care, Inc. (“PCI”), one of the first Preferred Provider Organizations (“PPO”) in Chicago.
Mike became a member of the Chicago-Windy City Chapter of the Young President’s Organization (“YPO”) in 1997 and a member of the World President’s Organization (“WPO”) in 2009. He has been married to his wife Candice for thirty-six years and they have four children.