Michael A. Batts
Michael (Mike) Batts is a business executive and engineer with 37 years of experience living in Colorado. He is currently a co-manager of Batts Investments LLC, a privately held investment company and previously president and CEO of Batts Group, Ltd., a privately held investment holding company and Belfry Development Corporation, a privately held commercial real estate company that owns, develops, and operates office buildings and medical facilities. Batts has also held various project management and development positions in product engineering at General Motors, Delco Electronics, GM Hughes Electronics and Delphi Automotive Systems. Born February 6, 1957, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mike received a BSEME degree from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) in 1979. Batts is passionate about applying his skills toward philanthropy. He is a director of his family's private foundation, the Michael and Kristen Batts Foundation, with a mission to benefit education, health, and welfare. Mike was also a vice-chairman and trustee of the Forest Hills Public Schools Foundation and was chairman of the Grand Rapids Public Museum Board of Directors and trustee of the Grand Rapids Public Museum Foundation. He still sits on the Investment and Finance Committees at the Museum.
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