As Real Estate and Tax Incentive Administrator, Mike focuses his efforts on helping Illinois make use of the Federal Opportunity Zone Program, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with the site selector industry.
Prior to joining the DCEO team, Mike spent 4 years working in commercial real estate development in Illinois. Previously, Mike served in the administrations of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle. A native Chicagoan, Mike holds an M.B.A. in real estate and finance from the Kellogg School of Management and a B.A. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.