As a trusted CIO and operations leader, Mike thrives on taking on the most complicated challenges with demanding objectives. Mike has extensive experience partnering with C-Suite executives to create and implement business and digital transformations that invigorate staff, wow clients, produce marketable products, and skyrocket revenue and profit margins. With a multidisciplinary background generating tens of millions of dollars in impact, he has been a catalyst for impressive change and process improvement at organizations including NBC/Universal, The American Red Cross, Bridgewater & Associates Hedge Fund and Orapharma.
Prior to joining the Hartman team, Mike most recently served as CIO for NeighborWorks America where he recruited and led a staff of 50, with six senior-level direct reports, and a technology operations budget of $4.7M. He also led the Enterprise Project Management Office and directed the evolution of technology infrastructure and solutions that serve the enterprise, as well as customer-facing products, including custom applications, web presence and SaaS solutions.
“Most people mistake technology as a solution. Technology is a set of tools that support a solution. The key to effective IT leadership is to identify the problem, define the solution and then determine the right tools to implement the solution.” — Mike Huthwaite
Outside of work, Mike enjoys boating, woodworking and raising chickens. He loves spending time with his family, including his four kids and grandson.