Mike recently joined the Dogwood Health Trust as Chief Innovation Officer. Prior to this, he was an independent nonprofit consultant advising clients on strategy, program design, data and evaluation, and technology. Among his accomplishments was launching the Rising Strong program in Spokane Washington, for families at risk of child removal due to parental substance use disorder. Prior to that he was Global Vice President for TechSoup in San Francisco, where he led the development of a global technology donation platform and partner network. This program launched in 30 countries and delivered $300 million in technology assets to 45,000 nonprofits in three years. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Engineering for Walmart.com where he led development, QA and operations for their $1b ecommerce site. Prior to Walmart.com he was Senior Director of Web Technology for Gap Inc., where he led the technology team the built and launched the company’s first ecommerce sites.
Mike has a BA in political science from Lawrence University, as well as several certifications in programming, data analysis and leadership coaching.