Team

WILLIAM D. WOLLESEN, PARTNER

Will has spent over a decade advising Silicon Valley company founders with their personal and business needs.  He has played varying roles in this effort, including portfolio manager, CFO, General Counsel and project manager.

Will started his career in 2000 with a well-known multi-client family office where he was primarily responsible for investment and client management.  Since co-founding Cypress Peak in 2007, Will has represented a handful of high-net worth individuals as their personal CFO/counsel and a number of companies as a finance and legal advisor. 

Will received his JD from Santa Clara University, where he also received the High Tech Law Certificate Award with an emphasis in Corporate Transactions. Prior to that, he received a BS in Finance from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He is a licensed Attorney in the State of California and is fluent in Spanish. He is married with four children and enjoys golf, tennis, soccer and skiing.


MICHAEL J. WILEY, PARTNER

Michael has spent more than 15 years advising companies on legal, financial and accounting matters.  Since early 2012, Michael has served as CFO for Guardant Health, where he is responsible for overseeing all legal and financial matters (including raising over $40M in venture funding) at the Company.

After starting his career as a tax accountant for KPMG Peat Marwick, Michael worked as a corporate and securities attorney for Venture Law Group.  Since co-founding Cypress Peak in 2007, Michael has worked for a dozen venture-backed businesses, who have raised an aggregate of over $100M in debt and equity financings and seen M&A proceeds in excess of $250M.

Michael received his JD from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, where he graduated magna cum laude. Michael received his BS in Accounting from the the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.  He is a licensed Attorney in the State of California and is fluent in Spanish. Michael is married with four children and enjoys football, basketball and skiing.