Michael Sheneman

Co-Chief Investment Officer
Email: mike@avanacapital.com

Mike Sheneman is an experienced finance professional who has more than a decade in the banking industry, involved in finance and credit management at banks across the life cycle, from de novo to turnarounds.

Prior to his banking career, Mike advised consulting clients, both at Big 4 accounting firms and boutique consulting firms, on complex business issues including litigation, fraud, bankruptcy, and large capital projects.

Before joining AVANA Capital, Mike was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Credit Offer at Commerce Bank of Arizona, leading the turnaround and recapitalization of the once-troubled bank.

Mike earned undergraduate degrees in both accounting and finance from Arizona State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Next 'Must Do' Trip: The Camino de Santiago.

Past Itineraries: 340 miles in a kayak on the Missouri River, surfing in Costa Rica, fly fishing on the Yellowstone River in Montana.

Favorite Books: Atlas Shrugged, Freakonomics, David and Goliath, Where Men Win Glory

Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos

Favorite City: Washington, D.C.

Favorite Quote: “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill