Mike is a seasoned IT executive with over 25 years in IT management and systems, including over six years as a CIO, and possesses a strong track record in the improvement of technology products, architecture, services and operations. Mike has proven his leadership and ability to get things done in a variety of scenarios including turnarounds, consolidations, high business growth and M&A; activity. Mike has a deep professional background in payment systems, particularly credit card, and in contact centers.
In addition to serving as the CIO, his diverse career experience involves all aspects of systems activity and includes: project management; software quality assurance and testing; systems architecture; development management; engagement management; vendor management; and proposal, negotiating and contract activities. Mike holds a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy and an MBA from the University of Central Oklahoma.