Mike Ward co-founded Rally Point Management, LLC (RPM) in 2006 and currently serves as President. Mike is responsible for leading, guiding, and directing the company’s day-to-day operations in accordance with RPM’s strategic plan. Mike’s leadership has helped the company increase its revenue by 766% since 2009 and achieve a spot on the Inc. 500’s fastest growing private company list for four years in a row.
Mike served as an acquisition officer in the United States Air Force for several different aircraft and weapon system programs as an engineer, test manager, and program manager. He also managed and led advanced technology and classified programs at HQ Air Force Space Command and HQ Air Force Special Operations Command. He retired from the Air Force in 2006 after 20 years of dedicated service.
Mike was born in Aurora, Colorado and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1986 with an Engineering Mechanics degree. He received a Masters degree in Management Science from the University of Dayton in 1991.
Mike is married to the former Mary Edwards of Peru, Indiana and has two children, McKenzie and Mason.