Michael Bumgarner, CPA, CLM, CGMA serves as our Chief Executive Officer. Mike oversees the administrative management of our offices, is responsible for financial planning and controls, banking relationships, talent management, general operational management, business development, information technology systems and physical facilities.
Mike became the first person in West Virginia to obtain the Certified Legal Manager certification. Since then, he has become very involved with the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) and benefitted greatly from the volunteer experience and peer relationships. Mike has held a variety of leadership positions in ALA including serving on the Certification Committee, Region 3 Leadership Team as a Regional Representative, was selected to become a Member of the Board of Directors for ALA in April 2017 and served as the Chair of the Finance Committee and also ALA’s Compliance Officer for the Board of Directors during 2018 and 2019. He was selected to become President-Elect of ALA and will serve in that role for one year beginning at the ALA Annual Conference in May 2020 before stepping into his role as president at the close of the 2021 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.
Mike earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at West Virginia University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Director-At-Large.