Mike Horn joined the Board in 2019 and is a devoted Craniac having “adopted” five Sandhill Cranes near his lake house in McFarland, WI. His granddaughter, Stella, is very attached to the cranes, as is the rest of his family. He and his family became members of ICF after visiting the Baraboo headquarters in 2017 and becoming impressed with the important mission of the organization.
Mike is a CPA and his career has been predominately financial in nature, having been a partner in two international accounting firms for over 30 plus years and recently retired as Vice President-Corporate Controller for Chicago-based Marmon Group, a $7 billion diversified manufacturing conglomerate, owned by Berkshire Hathaway. He also currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee of a global manufacturing company headquartered in Chicago that provides electrical switching, power and control equipment to utilities and industrial customers.
Mike has three grown children and three grandchildren. He and his wife, Lynne, have a home in Chicago in addition to the home in McFarland. Mike earned a BBA and MBA from the University of Wisconsin. He is a lake monitor on Lake Waubesa, as part of the Clean Lakes Alliance. Mike enjoys fishing, golfing, Badger sports and watching his grandchildren’s sporting activities.