Mik Gusenius

Managing Director

Mik Gusenius is a Managing Director in Cherry Tree & Associates’ investment banking practice. With more than 10 years of experience advising companies across a range of industries, Mik has been involved in more than 30 completed M&A transactions totaling nearly $1 billion of transaction value. Previous engagements include work with Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX), CTI Group (OTC:CTIG), and Avtex.


  • Sell-side and buy-side M&A
  • Middle Market and Early Stage Transactions
  • Technology-Enabled Business Services
  • Business Services and Information Utilities


  • MBA, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
  • BA, Economics and Scandinavian Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College

Prior Experience

  • Analyst, Bayview Capital Group
  • Managing Director, Carlson Fixed-Income Fund
  • Assistant Director, The Gustavus Fund, Gustavus Adolphus College


  • Habitat for Humanity: Entrepreneurs House Steering Committee Chair
  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Team in Training, Light the Night, Man/Woman of the Year

Cherry Tree & Associates provides investment banking services through our FINRA-licensed broker dealer.