Michael Pratt has over 23 years of finance and strategy experience. Mr. Pratt is currently the CFO and SVP, Strategy of La Jolla Group, Inc., a position which he has held since 2018. Mr. Pratt oversees all aspects of finance, planning, strategy, human resources and retail store operations across the La Jolla Group platform.
Before LJG, Mr. Pratt spent 10 years in finance and strategy roles. Mr. Pratt spent 7 years at NIKE in various strategy and finance roles including leading finance and strategy for NIKE’s West territory and leading strategy for NIKE’s action sports division. Mr. Pratt was also responsible for the successful divestitures of Umbro and Cole Haan. Prior to NIKE, Mr. Pratt oversaw business development for an omni-channel apparel retailer in the action sports space. Mr. Pratt started his career after business school on Wall Street as an investment banker, advising consumer clients across financing and M&A transactions. Mr. Pratt earned a Bachelor of Science in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in finance from the University of Southern California.