Michael (Mike) J. Levitt

BBA '80
Irradiant Partners

Career Background

Mike Levitt is the chairman of Irradiant Partners, a private renewable and credit focused investment management firm, and the co-chairman and chief executive officer of Core Scientific, Inc., a blockchain technology company he co-founded. Mike was the chief executive officer of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. from 2016 to 2021. Before joining Kayne, Mike served as a vice chairman with Apollo Global Management, LLC. In 2001, Mike founded Stone Tower Capital LLC. He served as chairman, CEO and CIO and grew Stone Tower to $17 billion in credit-focused alternative investments. Stone Tower was acquired by Apollo in 2012. Before founding Stone Tower, he worked as a partner at the private equity firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Incorporated. Earlier in his career, Mike worked in investment banking. Mike has a B.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Michigan.