Michael Ansour PhD

Hertz Fellow: Michael Ansour PhD

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Area of Study


Fellowship Years

1974 - 1978

Managing Partner and Portfolio Mangager for March Partners LLC

Michael Ansour, Hertz Fellow and Director, has been the managing partner and portfolio manager of March Partners LLC since he founded it in 1993. March Partners is an asset management company specializing in event-driven investments. Michael has extensive experience in financial analysis and strategic planning. Previously, he was a vice-president in mergers and acquisitions at The First Boston Corporation, an investment bank. From 1989-1991, he was vice-president with the investment firm of Kellner DiLeo & Company in New York City.

Michael also serves on the board of directors of Servco Pacific Corporation as well as its Audit Committee. Servco Pacific, headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, is one of the ten largest companies in Hawaii with interests in automotive distribution, insurance and real estate. Previously, he served on the board of directors, Audit Committee, and Executive Compensation Committee of Vicor Corporation, an Andover, Massachusetts, based public company which manufactures power components and systems. In addition, he is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relation (CFR). The CFR, established in 1921, has been called the most powerful private organization in U.S. foreign policy since it began. CFR publishes Foreign Affairs, as well as a number of books and reports.

Michael received his BS from MIT in 1973, sat for Part III of the Mathematics Tripos at Cambridge University in 1974, and with his Fannie and John Hertz Fellowship obtained his PhD in physics from MIT in 1978, and has a law degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School.