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H. Michael Burgett

Founder & Executive Advisor - CIO Partners


With over 25 years of experience in the technology sector, Mike Burgett brings a wealth of hands-on experience to his global clients and to his local community.  Clients and colleagues cite his ability to build solid, sound relationships and process-oriented approach as his hallmark qualities of success.

Prior to founding CIO Partners, Mike was the CIO for RTM Incorporated, a $1B private Fortune 500 organization.  There, he led technology services from an operational perspective and was able to customize and implement a process-based approach and customer service within a corporate IT organization.  Mike began his career as a systems engineer with the global technology consulting company Electronic Data Systems (EDS).  As a technology consultant within the automotive engineering and manufacturing industry for General Motors, he honed his technical ability and developed a strong sense toward process and project management that defines him to this day.

Mike is an active volunteer with Kidz2Leaders, which provides mentorship, training and programs for at-risk teens. He is also a member of Roundtable CEOs, a faith-based organization of CEOs and entrepreneurs.  His other entrepreneurial endeavors include Talentric®, The National CIO Review®, CxO Professional Networks, and Burgett Enterprises, LLC.  His companies have been recognized multiple times as an Atlanta Business Chronicle Best Place to Work, and as a 5 time honoree on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies.  All corporate entities tithe 10% of company profits to charity.