MICHAEL J. CUSHING
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mike is a Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Alere Property Group. He oversees all company activities and is keenly involved in Alere’s major investments, developments and corporate relationships. His responsibilities include establishing the company’s strategy and guiding the ongoing refinement of its annual business plan along with serving on its Board of Directors. He is actively involved in all the company’s investment and development activity.
Mike brings an extensive resume of leadership within the industrial real estate industry. Prior to establishing Alere in 2003, Mike was a co-founding member of IDI Logistics, where he led the company in its growth to becoming the largest industrial real estate developer in the U.S. Under his leadership, his organizations have been recognized by academic and industry peers as the Developer of the Year on numerous occasions.
Mike is a board member of various nonprofit organizations, including Chelonian Research Institute, a turtle and tortoise conservancy, and Amref Health Africa, the largest nonprofit health services provider in Africa. Mike is also on the Board of Governors for Shine Global, a nonprofit documentary filmmaker.
Education: M.B.A., University of Chicago; B.A., University of Illinois