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Michael Brannan


“As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.”

– Ben Hogan


Meet Michael Brannan

Michael joined Volition Capital in 2021 as an Analyst on the Software and Tech-Enabled-Services Deal Team. He’s responsible for sourcing and providing due diligence on new investment opportunities within software and tech-enabled service businesses.


  • Graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Finance in 2021.
  • Interned at the Duke and Notre Dame Investment Offices.
  • Interned at hedge fund Bridger Capital in 2020 before his senior year at Notre Dame.


  • He was a practice player on the Notre Dame women’s basketball team when they won the national championship in 2018.
  • He loves playing sports and getting exercise (basketball, golf, and football specifically).
  • He and his family have watched the Harry Potter movies about 15-20 times each.


I wanted to work in growth equity because it allowed me the opportunity to work with different founders and companies, helping them to achieve their goals and make a difference in their respective fields.

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