Visiting Committee – Michael Hawkins | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Visiting Committee – Michael Hawkins

Michael  Hawkins, Weatherhead Visiting Committee

Chief Technology Officer, LendKey Technologies

Michael W. Hawkins serves as Chief Technology Officer for LendKey Technologies. LendKey provides credit unions access to high-quality consumer loans to deploy capital and diversify their balance sheet through loan origination, loan sales, and participations across a variety of asset classes. Mr. Hawkins has decades of experience in product management and engineering in the complex and highly regulated markets of finance and healthcare. As CTO he leads LendKey's product, product operations and technology teams. Prior to LendKey, Mr. Hawkins served as CTO of SoMoLend, a crowdfunding startup based in Cincinnati, and Product Line Director for a General Electric business unit. He is the co-author of two patents in resource prioritization and electronic health records.

Most recently, Mr. Hawkins serves as board president for the Positive Influence Team which provides mentoring and training to at-risk youth and programming to adults leaving incarceration. He has also been a guest speaker and mentor at Miami University of Ohio and Case Western Reserve University.