2018-09-06 Rotary Club – Mike Flood

2018-09-06 - Mike Flood: Vice President of Outreach for Seattle Seahawks

Mike Flood originally joined the staff on July 1, 1997. Flood served as Community Outreach Director for Football Northwest prior to joining the Seahawks. He helped spearhead the state-wide campaign that resulted in the passage of Referendum 48 to build the new football/soccer stadium and exhibition complex.

A Seattle native, Mike received a B.A. Degree in Industrial Education from Washington State University and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of North Carolina. He owned and operated Western Flyer Air Service, an agricultural flying service in Fort Scott, Kansas. He served as a pilot and civil engineering officer in the Coast Guard flying C130s, Dassault Falcon jets, and H60 Jayhawk helicopters. He managed Public Relations, Finance and Administration during tours in New York, Florida, North Carolina and Kodiak, Alaska. From 1994-96 he was the Air/Sea Rescue Operations Officer for coastal Oregon and Washington. Flood retired as a Commander in 1996 after 20 years in the service.

He and his wife Marty, have a son, Dan, and a daughter, Shannon. Mike serves on the boards of the USO Northwest, Camp Patriot, Association of Washington Generals, WSU Marketing Committee and the Renton Chamber of Commerce. In 2012, Flood was awarded the Outstanding Service to Veterans award from the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs.