Michael Costa

Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of publicly traded Scripps Networks Interactive, a leading lifestyle content company with respected, high-profile television and interactive brands. He is the former Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Cowen and Company and former Managing Director, Global Markets and Investment Banking/Mergers and Acquisitions of Merrill Lynch & Co. Michael brings more than twenty years of finance/investment banking experience; he has served as a financial advisor to numerous corporations/boards of directors in the media and communications industries in connection with mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructurings.