Michael is an accomplished executive with more than 25 years of experience leading middle market enterprises. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Universal Holding Group (“Universal”), a minority-owned investment firm which makes investments in privately held small businesses, focusing on minority-owned companies. Prior to founding Universal, Mr. Fernandez founded MCG, a health care communication and training company which he grew to become a leading health care solutions company, offering a multitude of services to the pharmaceutical industry. In 2011, he merged MCG with a national exhibit house and led the combined organization as CEO. Prior to founding MCG, Mr. Fernandez successfully operated several pharmacies during the 1980’s and early 1990’s.
Mr. Fernandez graduated from the St. John’s School of Pharmacy.