Mike Seawood has more than 25 years of experience in leadership, program and project management, continuous improvement, problem solving, team building, coaching and mentoring teams, and training development. He is a certified project management professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma black belt with an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering (aerospace) and a Master of Science in project management from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. As a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Mike spent six years on active duty at Ft. Knox, Kentucky, prior to his transition to the corporate sector. Mike currently works as a program manager for Farm Credit Mid-America. Prior to joining Farm Credit, Mike worked in various project management and quality roles at General Electric, Trane Air Conditioning, and at the defense contractor Raytheon. Mike is a member of the American Society for Quality and its Louisville section, belongs to the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is a member of its Kentuckiana chapter, and serves as an adjunct professor teaching graduate-level project management courses in the MBA program at Indiana University Southeast (IUS).