Michael J. Readinger (Appointed Member) was called to the role of President & CEO in November of 2014. He previously served as CHHSM’s vice president from February 2005 to November 2014, after working at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Cleveland, where he was an associate vice president/financial advisor for 12 years.
Prior to his work in financial services, Mike was involved in a number of entrepreneurial endeavors in the restaurant and club industry, specializing in management accounting systems.
Mike holds a BA in psychology from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA in finance from Cleveland State University. Mike is recognized as a CHHSM Diakonal Minister, having graduated from the Faith Based Leadership Institute in 2006. (FBLI is the predecessor leadership formation class to today’s Nollau Institute.) He is also a 1995 graduate of the Leadership Development Program Cleveland (United Way).
Mike currently serves on the United Church of Christ Board of Directors, the National Benevolent Association Board of Trustees, the Western Reserve Association investment advisory committee, and is the Moderator of Amistad Chapel United Church of Christ. Previous board service includes board chair of United Church Funds, board chair of the Cleveland Synergy Foundation, and board chair of the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland.