Associate Chief Financial Officer
Serving as associate chief financial officer since 2009, Mike directs the fiscal and business operations of the budget and financial analysis services department. Mike acts as liaison to the City and County of Denver with respect to contract negotiations and other financial and political issues. Mike received the Chief Executive Officer’s Award of Excellence in 2012 as recognition for the success and leadership of the Lean savings metrics collaboration. He was responsible for the implementation and ongoing tracking of Lean process redesign projects which to date have saved the institution more than $190 million.
Mike began his career at Denver Health as a budget analyst, was promoted to senior budget analyst and again to the manager for benchmarking and financial analysis. In that capacity, he was responsible for implementation and oversight of operational benchmarking, assisting the Chief Financial Officer in annual budgeting of revenue and expenditures, financial review of new business program requests and analysis projects. Mike received his B.A. in Accounting from Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado. He served as assistant controller at CHD leasing, business analyst at Associates Commercial Corporation and financial analyst at PacifiCare of Colorado before arriving at Denver Health in 2002.