Chief Digital Officer

Mike has held numerous transformational executive leadership positions with his most recent role as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Rent-A-Center, one of the nation’s largest rent-to-own retailers. Aside from the operational duties as Chief Information Officer, Mike led a business-aligned digital transformation, reshaping the Rent-A-Center technology estate into a world-class technology organization that fosters innovation and operational excellence. These efforts also resulted in new consumer products and high growth for the organization.


Prior to Rent-A-Center, he served as Senior Partner at the innovation firm, 2THEDGE. Mike was responsible for developing and leading the information security practice, while also helping some of the area’s largest companies transform their traditional products and services through the leveraging of next-generation capabilities. Mike has also held senior leadership positions at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, a fortune 500 pharmaceutical company, and BDP International, a privately held global transportation and logistics management firm.


When he is not working or with his family, Mike donates his time to support causes that further STEM education in schools and assist people with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD).