Michelle Dy serves as a Principal of the firm. She manages legal affairs including formation, due diligence, and investor relations. Michelle manages the various attorneys that the firm engages for its various activities from acquisitions, litigation, partnership formation, etc.
Prior to Convergent, Ms. Dy was manager of the direct portfolio lending division at Paragon Mortgage Inc. Her primary focus was to manage the entire operations of the direct portfolio lending division, which included the sales, underwriting, closing, and post closing groups. She was also responsible for raising equity through various investment vehicles for Paragon's investments.
Prior to joining Paragon, Ms. Dy worked for Merrill Lynch in the U.S. Private Client Group Division, where she tracked portfolio performance for mid-to-large sized institutional clients and coordinated the marketing of employee retirement plans to corporations. Ms. Dy also worked for Banc of America Securities in the Private Equity Placements Division preparing private placements for public companies, and for Bank of America Investment Services in the Portfolio Management Division, managing statewide marketing programs for new product offerings.
Ms. Dy is on the Board of Directors of The Producers, the young professionals organization of the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, FL. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay.
Ms. Dy has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Communication studies with a minor in Business Institutions from Northwestern University.