Mike Gilmore President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael S. Gilmore is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Red Cedar Investment Management (a subsidiary of Delta Dental of Michigan and Ohio) and has 23 years of investment related experience. Mr. Gilmore rejoined Delta Dental of Michigan and created Red Cedar Investment Management in 2013 after working for two years at a Registered Investment Advisor in East Lansing, MI. Mr. Gilmore previously worked at Delta Dental of Michigan, serving as Director, Automotive Accounts and Labor Market Relations from 2007 to 2010, and Manager, Investments from 2003 to 2007. Prior to joining Delta Dental of Michigan, Mr. Gilmore worked for Lyon Street Asset Management, a subsidiary of Old Kent Bank, which was acquired by Fifth Third Bank, where he served in various capacities, including Fund Manager, Institutional Portfolio Manager, and Investment Analyst. Prior to working at Lyon Street, Mr. Gilmore played professional hockey for two years in the New York Rangers system.
Mr. Gilmore earned both his MBA, Finance, and B.S. Engineering from Michigan State University, where he was a four-year letter winner, team captain and Academic All-American ice hockey player. Mr. Gilmore currently serves on the nine-member Retirement Board for the Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (MERS) of Michigan, where he is one of two public members and member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Gilmore also serves on the Board of Directors and Investment Committee for the Capital Region Community Foundation, as well as the Board of Directors for Impression 5 Science Center, Ele’s Place-Lansing Community Board, and Cap City Athletic 1847 youth sport organization.