As we enter a new calendar year, I’m optimistic about 2021 and the future of ACEC OKLAHOMA! I am humbled for putting your trust in me to serve as your new President and CEO. I have ambitious goals to grow our organization and implement our new strategic plan over the next 2 years. I want to increase the impact and benefit to members while building on the reputation we have in Oklahoma and nationally.
Before I say anything else, I must thank Jim Sullins for his 33 years of dedication and leadership within our organization. I’m grateful Jim will be available to support our leadership transition as an invaluable member of ACEC OKLAHOMA.
If we haven’t had the opportunity to meet, I look forward to our next interaction (hopefully in-person someday soon). Previously, I had the privilege of serving as an Oklahoma State Representative where I was fortunate enough to chair both the Energy and Utility Regulation Committee and the Transportation Committee. I’m a proud, third generation Oklahoma, married to Hayley Thompson. We live in Oklahoma City with our two school aged children, Maddy and Mitchell. You can learn more about me here: Mike Thompson and Associates.
Introducing Additional Team Member
Evan Handy will be joining our team to help with administration. Evan comes from the political campaign world with a strong administrative background. He managed U.S. Congressional races in Southern California, Oklahoma and Illinois in addition to managing Mick Cornett’s campaign for governor. Most recently he served as Senator Jim Inhofe’s campaign manager. He owns a management, public relations and political consulting firm, the South Creek Group.