Mike McIlwain

Chief Executive Officer

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Michael Leone

Chief Commercial Officer

Cathie Kozik

Chief Information Officer

Charlie Young

Chief Human Resources Officer

Whit Markowitz

Chief Legal Officer

Mike McIlwain

Chief Executive Officer

Mike McIlwain was appointed PSAV’s Chief Executive Officer in May 2011. He joined PSAV in August 2009 as its Chief Financial Officer, bringing with him more than 20 years of financial and managerial experience.

McIlwain began his career as an accountant with KPMG and later served as Chief Financial Officer of Motor Coach Industries prior to joining PSAV.

McIlwain maintains a commitment to open collaboration among PSAV’s internal stakeholders to meet the company’s purpose to connect and inspire people while delivering strong organic growth. He is an active member of MPI and PCMA, and is a board member of AH&LA. Successful Meetings named him to the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry List in 2016.

McIlwain was born and raised in Florida. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Mississippi State University and his MBA in tax from the University of Alabama. He was named one of the Top 100 Alumni from MSU School of Business as part of their 100 for 100 celebration in 2016, and was recently named the 2017 MSU Alumni Fellow for the School of Business.

He is involved in the alumni foundation for MSU as well as charitable activities for his church. He enjoys biking, running, reading and traveling with his family. He has been married to his wife, Susan, for 25 years, and they have five children, Allie, Kathryn, Grace, Amelia and Joe Watt.