Mike Lang has over 25 years of accounting, financial and investing experience. Prior to Paladin, Mike was a Partner at CDS Lender Services where he provided financial due diligence services for M&A transactions. Before that he served as a Managing Director at a regional diligence firm, where he assisted middle-market lending and private equity clients in their due diligence efforts. Previously, Mike spent 13 years in lending and investing roles. As a Senior Vice President at Foothill Capital (now Wells Fargo Foothill), Mike was responsible for sourcing, analyzing and underwriting credit investments in the middle market for highly leveraged investments. At Canyon Capital Advisors, Michael was responsible for the firm's investments in the illiquid asset class. Mike began his career as an auditor at Ernst & Young.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Loyola Marymount University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the State of California.