Throughout his professional career, Michael has served in managerial roles with British Petroleum, Enron, and IBM Corporations. As Project Manager/Senior Management Consultant for an international industry-focused advisory services and IT management consulting firm, Michael specializes in financial systems implementations, business process improvement, and business realignment/ reengineering. Michael provides expertise in Human Resources transformation, business system optimization, strategy development, and solution. Michael is also a skilled customer-focused project management professional and consultant.
In 2019, Michael founded the non-profit organization Michael Hannah Family Foundation with the overall mission and vision to “Nurture and Support Positive Accomplishments and Foster the Opportunity for Academic Scholarships for our Youth, Promote Community Awareness Through Outreach Programs, and Provide Supplies to Underfunded School Classrooms.” He has been involved with the Miss America Organization since 1989 and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization since it began in 2005. From 2010 thru 2012 and again from 2013 thru 2017, Michael served as the Treasurer on the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen National Board of Directors. Michael is a past Chairman of the Board of the Miss Texas Organization, Inc. as well as the Miss Texas Scholarship Foundation. In 2017 Michael received the “Footprint Award” from the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization for his dedication, volunteerism, and financial contributions. In 2008, he received the President of the United States Volunteer Service Award from the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation for demonstrating the outstanding character of America, helping strengthen our country, and making a difference through volunteer service to others.
A graduate of California State University, Fresno, with an undergraduate degree in Accounting, he is the very proud father of two sons, Kristoffer “Kit” Michael Hannah, who lives in Northern California, and Jonathan Michael Hannah, residing in the Los Angeles area.