VP, Senior Deputy General Counsel
Mike Zendan is the Vice President of Legal, Risk and Compliance and Senior Deputy General Counsel. He was hired with the completion of AvidXchange’s IPO in October of 2021 to help with a multitude of new obligations and is responsible for the provision of legal services to the company. That includes internal departments responsible for SEC and public company reporting, investor relations, corporate finance and treasury, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.
Over the course of his career, Mike has been able to leverage strategic leadership, a commitment to business excellence and his experience as a seasoned attorney to consistently add value to company clients. He contributed to several key initiatives as EVP, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel & Secretary for Mood Media including coordinating the sale of the organization in 2017 and 2021 to successive private equity sponsors, reducing secured debt obligations by over $400M, and contributing to internal realignments in the face of competitive pressures as well as impacts dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mike attained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Buffalo School of Law and has active bar memberships in Connecticut, North Carolina and Washington D.C. He also happens to be an independent director on the board of Dunn Paper Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer and converter of specialty papers and tissues.
Having trained and worked in the hospitality industry, Mike is a food, wine and restaurant fanatic, a passion he has passed along to his family.