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Mike Woodman


About Mike

Michael comes with more than 20 years of experience in military intelligence, special operations, security, and human resources. Michael has a great understanding and ability to take complex problem sets, analyze various options, and produce refined and desirable solution sets for clients.

He currently provides data analytics support and manpower management consulting to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Prior to joining Ward Circle Strategies, Michael was a National Account Manager for Securitas Electronic Security handling the security needs of one of the country’s largest financial institutions. Michael quickly became the go-to for assessing analytical requirements, and he spearheaded the development of multiple dashboards and reporting tools that enabled the client’s senior leaders to more easily assess the health of their financial organization’s security.

Michael had a 20-year career in the United States Army, serving in multiple intelligence and special operations positions. A major focus was working to advance military intelligence products within national programs, as well as special operations forces, both home and abroad. While serving as a small team tactical intelligence operator, Michael closely collaborated with multiple special operations groups as well as other Department of Defense officials. He helped create and execute plans based on intelligence products that had been thoroughly developed, researched, and analyzed.

He also had the opportunity to work within the Human Resources department to assist with restructuring the organization. This enhanced his understanding and ability to consult on manpower management, employee requirements, programs of record and more.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance from the University of Phoenix.

Career Highlights

  • Ward Circle Strategies, Senior Associate
  • Securitas Electronic Security, Inc, National Account Manager
  • United States Army, 20-year veteran; emphasis in Military Intelligence and Special Operations support

3 Fun Facts

  • Enjoys practicing the art of whole hog roasting over an open fire.
  • Originally joined the military to learn to read, speak and write Arabic.
  • Lakes over beaches; Sushi over pizza; Snowboarding over skiing!