Mike Melby is the CEO of PayDivvy, a social payment technology company.
Prior to founding PayDivvy, Mike was a private equity investor with ClearLight Partners, a $600 million fund based in Newport Beach, CA. Prior to ClearLight, Mike was an investment banking analyst with FBR Capital Markets (f/k/a Friedman Billings Ramsey), where he focused on capital raising and M&A for financial services and financial technology companies.
Mike has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from UC Berkeley. While in business school, he interned for LeadGate Investment Corp. in Uruguay, and he is fluent in Spanish and Italian and conversational in Portuguese. He is an avid surfer and lifelong mixed martial arts practitioner (thus why he usually has a black eye or broken nose).