New Member Update
Michael Wong is president and chief executive officer of Genea, providing cloud-based software and services for the commercial real estate industry. Wong joined Genea in November 2011 as CEO and shortly thereafter, added the role of president to his responsibilities. Prior to joining Genea, he was managing partner of First Beverage Capital, an investment firm targeting businesses in the beverage industry. Prior to First Beverage, Wong spent over ten years as a private equity investor at Leonard Green & Partners, where he sourced, evaluated and structured acquisitions of companies in a variety of industries. He also led the strategic planning, business development and financing initiatives for a number of companies acquired by Leonard Green where he headed the firm's efforts in the technology, media and telecommunication industries. Prior to Leonard Green, Wong was a member of The Blackstone Group's private equity investment team.