Mike Van Handel was elected to the ICF Board of Directors in June 2017. He formerly held the positions of Senior Executive Vice President and member of the Executive Strategy Committee for ManpowerGroup. Mike joined the company in 1989 and was CFO until February 2016. During his tenure as CFO, he successfully raised the profile of ManpowerGroup in the investor community, enhancing investor confidence and improving the credibility of the company with clearly articulated strategies and associated financial goals.
Mike was recognized by Institutional Investor magazine with the prestigious America's Best CFO for Business and Professional Services award for 11 consecutive years until he retired from ManpowerGroup in 2016. He was also awarded CFO of the Year by the Greater Milwaukee Business Journal in 2008 and Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by the Marquette University College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management in 2011. Mike graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Accounting from Marquette University and holds an MBA in Banking and Finance from the University of Wisconsin.
Mike is also on the Board of BMO Financial Corporation where he chairs the Governance Committee. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra.