Mike Brannan

Vice President
National Practice Leader – Technology Solutions Services

Work Experience

Mike is responsible for building and running Centric’s evolving national technology practices. Examples include Digital, Mobile, Portal & Collaboration, and Data & Analytics. He has more than 30 years of diverse technical management experience in design and delivery of scalable and complex software solutions including telecommunications, e-commerce, online services and banking.

Mike’s current interests and areas of expertise include:

  • Digital and digital strategy
  • Marketing automation
  • IT strategy and enterprise architecture
  • Product management and marketing
  • Agile
  • Mergers, acquisitions and technical diligence
  • E-commerce
  • Technical project management with an emphasis on application and web development

Mike also runs Centric’s marketing function which utilizes digital channels to promote all the great things Centric has to offer to prospects and existing clients.

Prior to joining Centric, Mike was Vice President of Product Development at CMS Communications, a software company selling commercial software to large Tier 1 telecommunication firms.

Personal Statement

Mike lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and three (mostly grown) children. Mike has too many hobbies including water and snow skiing, bicycling, motorcycles,  and playing guitar.

He is past Board President of Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit serving Central Ohio seniors and currently serves on the board of Grandview Bobcat Boosters.


B.S. Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University
MBA Finance, Arizona State University