Strategy & Engagement
Government Engagement Manager
Mike Yucuis is the Government Engagement Manager for MxD. In this role, Mike is responsible for relationship and risk management for MxD’s Government initiatives, serving as a primary liaison between Government partners and the Institute. Additionally, he supports the Director of Engagement in identifying, exploring, and capturing new opportunities with government partners, making links between government interests, market needs, and Institute opportunities.
Prior to joining MxD, Mike served 16 years in the Air Force as an Arabic Linguist, Arabic Instructor, and Intelligence Analyst at the National Security Agency. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is currently working on his master’s in Public Administration. Mike spends most of his free time running around with his wife chasing their two knuckle-head kids.