Education: Mike received his B.A. in English/Political Science from Virginia Commonwealth University. He spent 7 years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Field Artillery – Fire Direction Operations Chief in a 155MM Howitzer Battery, including duty in Southwest Asia during Desert Shield/Desert Storm with II Marine Expeditionary Force.
Resume: Mike worked for a financial services software provider before joining Shaw in September 2000.
Job Description: As a 20+ year enterprise loan servicing software professional who takes a consultative partnership approach, Mike leverages his experience to ensure that Shaw clients get a high return on their investment in Shaw’s products. His responsibilities include being both a VP sales executive and account manager.
Interests: “I’m active in Richmond outside of work, and I enjoy doing yard work and house projects, playing golf, and spending time with my beautiful Doberman Tally,” says Mike.
Rave Review: Shaw’s CEO Chris Shaw says: “One doesn’t have to work with Mike for very long to understand how he’s built such a successful career in the finance software space. Mike combines the curiosity and excitement of someone new to the industry with the knowledge only 20+ years of experience can bring.
Prospects and clients alike appreciate Mike’s ability to understand their business goals quickly and teach them all the ways those goals can be achieved. For those rare instances Mike is faced with a challenge he’s never experienced, he quickly aligns himself with the client and begins finding a solution on their behalf.
As Vice President of Sales, Mike’s work ethic, leadership, and forward-thinking mindset pushes everyone who works with him, and benefits Shaw’s clients tremendously.”
Mike’s Perspective: “It’s important for Shaw to earn trust with each new client to ensure that we can collaboratively identify project opportunities and establish shared goals,” says Mike. “We’re excited about the future based on our evolving web-based technology, innovative customer support channels and expanding footprint.”