Michael E. Novogratz is the CEO of Galaxy Investment Partners and chair of the board of The Bail Project. Mike was formerly a principal and a member of the board of directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC and Chief Investment Officer of the Fortress Macro Fund. He is founder and Board Chairmen of Beat the Streets, a non-profit organization which builds wrestling programs in New York City public schools, the Honorary Chairman of USA Wrestling Foundation and Chairman of The Friends of the Hudson River Park. Additionally, he serves on the board of the NYU Langone Medical Center, Vita Sports Partners, the Princeton Varsity Club, the Jazz Foundation of America, and is a former board member of the Acumen Fund. Mike received his B.A. from Princeton University and served as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army.