Throughout his career, Michael Myers has held various roles in the nonprofit sector, gaining invaluable experience and knowledge along the way. As general manager, Myers utilizes this knowledge to facilitate business planning, financial management, HR compliance, operations, program evaluation, effective use of resources and revenue generation. His role is to ensure strategic priorities are appropriately balanced and implemented in support of the organization’s mission and vision.
A lifelong Oklahoman, Michael grew up with a love of the arts and helping others. As a nonprofit professional for almost 20 years, he continues this passion in his career. Michael served as the chief financial officer at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. As CFO, Michael was responsible for all business operations of the museum, which included the retail, facility rentals and information technology areas. In addition, Michael led large construction and renovation projects for the museum while maintaining financial accountability. Prior to his role as CFO, Michael led fundraising efforts for many programs including the Annie Oakley Society. This fundraising included the launch of a $15 million campaign for the museum’s major outdoor education experience, Liichokoshkomo.
Michael is a graduate from Southern Nazarene University with a Master of Business Administration. He currently serves on the Health Alliance for the Uninsured board and is a recent graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City Class 40. He is an alum of LOKC LOYAL and United Way’s Board Serve programs. Michael has volunteered with many local organizations including the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, OKC Zoo, Special Olympics and OK AIDS Care Fund. In his free time, he enjoys being the fun uncle to his nephew and niece, attending Oklahoma Sooners games, kayaking and spending time – often in escape rooms – with his friends and family.
Email: director (at) okcontemp.org
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