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Michael De Runtz

Client Services Director

Mike joined DLC in 2021 and serves as Client Services Director for the Chicago market, where he is responsible for account management and new business development. He originally joined DLC as a Consultant with over 12 years of experience in Fortune 500 and privately held businesses across the consumer-packaged goods, cannabis, healthcare, and home products industries.

Before joining DLC, Mike spent 10 years in various corporate finance roles at Mars Wrigley and Fortune Brands. He then served as Director of Business Development and Human Resources for a nursing healthcare company. More recently, he spent three years in the cannabis industry in Oregon as the CFO of a startup supply chain company.

Mike received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business with concentrations in Strategy, Accounting, and Entrepreneurship; he received his bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in Business Administration – Finance; and he earned the CFA charter designation in 2014 (currently inactive).

Mike grew up in the Chicago suburbs and is an avid Chicago sports fan. He loves to play golf, travel, and explore the fantastic food, live music, and culture the city has to offer. Mike takes pride in being a dependable contact and looks forward to helping his clients meet their needs.