Mike Flood - Vice President, Outreach and External Affairs
Since the start of the Seattle Seahawks franchise of the National Football League in 1976, the fan base has been renowned for their capacity to make noise and fervently support their team. Today Mike Flood will share the dedication of the Seattle Seahawks and their fan base, better known as the "12s" (despite claims of Texas A & M), to serve their communities.
About the Speaker
Mike Flood joined the Seattle Seahawks on July 1, 1997. He helped spearhead the state-wide campaign that resulted in the passage of Referendum 48 to build the new football/soccer stadium and exhibition complex. A Seattle native, Mike received a B.A. in Industrial Education from Washington State University and a Master's Degree in Education from the University of North Carolina. He owned and operated Western Flyer Air Service, an agricultural flying service in Fort Scott, Kansas. He served as a pilot in the United States Coast Guard and retired as a Commander in 1996 after 20 years of service. Mike serves on the boards of Camp Patriot, the Association of Washington Business, Permission to Start Dreaming and Empower Youth Network. Flood was awarded the 2019 “Person of the Year” award from UNCF. He has also received the “Outstanding Service to Veterans” award from the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs, and “I Care About Kids” award from Mentoring Works Washington.