Meet the Executive Director
In April 2013 Mike was appointed the Executive Director of Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Prior to that appointment he served as the Deputy Director for the agency for three years as well as filling the role of Chief Financial Officer since September 1999. Prior to this current position, he also served as the Comptroller for the agency for 15 years having begun his career with ODOT as the Deputy Comptroller in 1980.
Mike has been active with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) for many years serving in several roles. Currently he serves as the Chairman of the Standing Committee of Performance Management (SCOPM) and as the Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of Finance and Administration (SCOFA).
His education credentials consist of a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Accounting from Central State University in 1976 and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1993.
He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Employees Credit Union. His service with the credit union began in 1983 when he served on the Supervisory Committee until 1991. Since that time he has served as a member of the Board of Directors in various leadership positions.
His spare time is devoted to coaching girls fast pitch softball and flying.