Willard J. “Mike” Overlock Jr. ’73
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mike Overlock joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. in 1973 and was elected to the partnership in 1982. Mr. Overlock was head of the mergers and acquisitions department from 1984 to 1996. He served as cohead of the investment banking division from 1990 to 1996 and served as a member of the management committee and the international executive committee from 1990 to 1995.
Mr. Overlock is a director of Becton, Dickinson & Co., Simms Fishing Products, LLC and Flagler System, Inc., and an adviser to the Parthenon Group in Boston. He is a member of the board of the Rockefeller University. He is a member of the investment committee for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was the chairman of the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International and a member of its board from 1992 to 1998. He was also a trustee of the Kent School.
He received a BA in economics from the University of North Carolina in 1968 and an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1973. Mr. Overlock served in the US Army as a first lieutenant in Vietnam from 1970 to 1971. He and his wife, Trina, live in Connecticut; they have three children.