Monday, May 20, 2013

State representative honored at convocation

Oakland Community College has selected State House Representative Mike McCready as this year's outstanding alumnus.

McCready represents the 40th District, which comprises Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, and a portion of West Bloomfield Township. Elected to the State House in November 2012, he is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, chair of the Appropriations Committee on the Michigan State Police, vice chair of the Appropriations Committee on the Department of Natural Resources and vice chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Human Services. 

McCready is also a member of the House Transportation and House Capitol committees. He graduated from Birmingham’s Seaholm High School, attended Oakland Community College and transferred to Western Michigan University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Business Administration. McCready is principal owner of McCready & Associates, a small business representing commercial furniture manufacturers in Michigan since 1991. 

Prior to his election to the Michigan House, he served on the Bloomfield Hills City Commission, holding many leadership roles including mayor, mayor pro-tem, chairman of the zoning board and member of the planning commission and the library board. McCready and his family live in Bloomfield Hills. 

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