Mike is respected as an executive who focuses on the growth and leadership of organizations while maintaining the bottom line. Mike spent ten years as Vice President-Investor Relations with the Orange County (CA) Business Council, one of the preeminent business organizations in California.
As vice president for development and investor relations for the Orange County Business Council, Mike provided leadership in fundraising and ongoing investor relations for the approximately 100 companies, representing $1.5 million in annual revenue. Mike also led the development of a 34-city network within Orange County in a regional business retention effort.
Mike had a distinguished career with Pacific Bell (now AT&T), including executive positions in San Francisco and Southern California. Serving as vice president of external affairs with Pacific Bell, his responsibilities included managing a budget of $2 million and directing a contributions budget and PAC of over $200,000 annually. Mike also served as chair of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce fundraising committee that successfully raised more than $8 million in pledges in 1995.
As a senior partner with Funding Solutions, Mike has developed and led successful campaigns in Alabama, California, and Indiana. Over the past 30 years Mike has built an extensive network of corporate relationships throughout California. Mike brings a strong "hands on" understanding of the importance of building lasting relationships with corporate investors.Mike is a native Californian, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Marketing from Whittier College. He and his wife, Nanette, live in northern San Diego, California.
Michael S. Noonan