Michael V. DeFelice D’83

Michael V. DeFelice Self-Employed, New Canaan, CT

Board Member: Elected 2008

A.B. Dartmouth College
J.D. University of Chicago

Michael V. DeFelice is a Founder of Stonegate Energy, LLC, a developer of commercial-scale distribution generation power facilities in North America. Working in partnership with property owners, Stonegate helps its customers lower their energy costs and reduce their environmental footprint by providing clean, reliable, on-site sources of energy.

Prior to founding Stonegate, Mr. DeFelice spent over 15 years as a strategic and financial advisor with such firms as Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan, and Deutsche Bank. As an investment banker, Michael originated, developed, managed, and executed nearly 100 merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions with values ranging from $5 million to over $35 billion, on behalf of public companies, private companies, private equity firms, and individual investors. Prior to his experience as an investment banker, Michael spent 4 years as an engineer in the power and electronics industry.

Michael has an engineering degree from Thayer School and a J.D. from the University of Chicago. He is a Trustee of the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club in New York City and is a former member of the Alumni Visiting Committee at the University of Chicago, School of Law.