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Mike Kolar, JD

Interim President and CEO
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to the Prime Therapeutics Board of Directors

Mike Kolar is currently serving as interim president and CEO at Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime). In addition, Kolar serves as senior vice president and general counsel, leading Prime’s legal, compliance and government affairs teams.

Kolar has more than 20 years of demonstrated leadership and achievement across legal and business functions. He has significant technical competence in his field, and expertise in government advocacy at both federal and state levels.

Prior to Prime, Kolar held several executive roles, including chief legal and administrative officer, at Virtual Radiologic Corporation (vRad), the country’s largest radiology practice and telemedicine enterprise. As chief administrative officer, he assumed responsibility for executive goal setting, regular business monitoring and board functions. Kolar was instrumental in driving key strategic alliances and transactions that transformed the organization into a full-service radiology practice.

Kolar also served as chief legal officer of health care reinsurance start-up MOBE, LLC, and as general counsel for Rooster.com, an agribusiness company. His previous experience also includes leadership in the corporate finance and transactions group at Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP, where he served as a partner practicing in securities, mergers and acquisitions, and in general corporate law serving Fortune 500 companies and major, privately-held organizations. His work included a significant focus on medical technology enterprises.

Kolar earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame. He earned his Juris Doctor at William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) in St. Paul, Minn, graduating summa cum laude and class valedictorian.