R. Michael Holt

Michael Holt

R. Michael Holt

(239) 594-5530 office
(239) 593-5261 fax

Mike Holt is a Consultant at Grahall, LLC. He is an expert in private equity organizational and human resources issues, including compensation and performance management. He has designed numerous carried interest and co-investment plans, as well as annual incentive plans. He also has consulted with various real estate and investment/funds management organizations.

Mike is co-author of the Dow Jones sponsored Private Equity Analyst-Holt Compensation Study. This is an annual compensation survey. He has been a speaker at conferences and symposiums, including Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst, Venture Economics, NVCA, and NASBIC, and has conducted a number of Webinars. He has written articles and been quoted in various publications. He also has served as an “expert witness” on several occasions.

Prior to founding Holt Private Equity Consultants, Mr. Holt was a consultant with William M. Mercer, KPMG, and Hay Management Consultants. Previously, he was head of compensation and employee benefits at Norwest (now Wells Fargo) and for Pillsbury (consumer products).

Mike received his undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Roosevelt University. He also served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He has been an active member of the American Compensation Association (now World at Work)