Mike Dotson

Relationship Manager with First Data Corporation

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Mike is a native Houstonian and graduated from J. Frank Dobie High School. He played football, basketball and ran track until an ankle injury requiring surgery, ended his athletic career, however he went on to receive his B.S. in Finance from Sam Houston State University and subsequently received an MBA from the University of Phoenix. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, he joined Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Theta Mu Chapter, because of their commitment to service in the community and his desire to give back to the youth.

Mike’s professional experience has spanned from Financial Services to Business Development. His career began as a regulatory Financial Examiner of credit unions, and evolved to a VP of Business Development with a local credit union, with several Sales and Leadership roles at major banks such as Capital One, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America. Named 2008 MVP of the National Branch Manager Class at JPMorgan Chase and the 2012 National Achiever at Bank of America, he has executed leadership in numerous facets.

Mike and his wife Anissa, reside near Spring, Texas. They enjoy spending time with their children Annise, Michael and Timothy. Together, Mike and Anissa strive to provide a positive living example of strong work ethics and communication principles for their children. Currently Mike is a Relationship Manager with First Data Corporation. He manages a portfolio of 70 plus clients in the Texas and Louisiana markets respectively. Mike is an avid Houston sports fan (Texans, Astros and Rockets) and in his spare time, his hobbies include golf, working out at the gym, movies and reading. A favorite quote from Mike is: “The courage and output displayed in the field of play can often be portrayed to the initiatives we employ in the game of life and in the world of business execution.” – Mike Dotson.

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