Mike Atkins has been serving the credit union community for over twenty years. Initially he was a technology and business consultant, then he joined Bellco Credit Union as CIO in 2001, and two years later worked with Bellco CU and Bethpage FCU to create Open Technology Solutions, LLC (OTS), a technology credit union service organization (CUSO). Prior to his service in the credit union community, Atkins worked four years as a petroleum engineer with Exxon and Amoco, and then served a variety of financial services and other clients as a senior manager with Deloitte Consulting for a decade.
Atkins is the "face of OTS," leading the CUSO for its partner credit unions. In addition, he serves on many industry leadership bodies, including the CUNA Technology Council Executive Committee, National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO), Credit Union Financial Exchange (CUFX) Steering Committee, Alkami Client Advisory Board, National Credit Union Information Sharing and Analysis Organization, and the Federal Reserve Bank 10th District Payments Advisory Group.
Atkins earned his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and his Masters of Business Administration (Finance), and is an active husband and father, who enjoys outdoor activities and coaching youth hockey.