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Deputy Director of Finance

Mike Wheeler
166 South High Street
Akron, OH  44308
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Mike was named Deputy Director of Finance in October of 2022. He has nearly a decade of experience in the City’s Audit and Budget Division, where he most recently served as the Audit and Budget Manager. Over the course of his career with the City, he has implemented various accounting standards for the City’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and was instrumental in the launch of the Workday Financial System. A 2003 graduate of Akron’s Firestone Highschool, he went on to graduate from the University of Akron in 2008. A member of Greater Akron Torchbearers, he was honored to be selected for the class of 2018 and served in a leadership role. Additionally, he is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with the ability to practice accounting in the states of Ohio and New York. Prior to his experience at the City, he worked at Rockit Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockefeller Financial Services, as a Tax and Financial Analyst.

As Deputy Finance Director, Mike will oversee the annual budgets, audits, and the 7 departments in the City’s Finance Department. He will work with the city’s Supplier Diversity and Contract Compliance Officer to continue the city’s efforts on procurement reform and diversifying the City's spend.

He currently resides in Northwest Akron with his wife Melissa and two daughters Kayla and Lexi. In his free time he enjoys reading sci-fi novels, relaxing with video games with his friends and family, hiking in the Summit County Metro Parks, and watching his daughters play sports.

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