Michael BauderCorporate Finance and Investment Banking

Michael Bauder is excited to join the Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking after spending three years with Ford Motor Credit Company. During his time at Ford, he worked in multiple departments ranging from debt collections to auto loan originations.He developed a strong understanding of the Six Sigma DMAIC process and financial regulatory compliance. Much of his time was spent as a project coordinator, working to improve business processes related to collecting charged off accounts, and as a business analyst for the software application used to originate auto loans in the U.S. and China.


Michael was born and raised in Soldotna, Alaska, and attended Northern Arizona University where he studied finance and was named the Outstanding Senior in Finance. Michael is looking forward to growing his financial knowledge and business acumen to prepare for a career in financial services as an investment banker. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing sports, backcountry aviation, and outdoor activities.