Mr. Lakes has served as chief financial officer of MVCDC since October 2012. He has over 25 years of accounting and finance experience in public, private, and nonprofit accounting and financial management. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Lakes holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton, a Bachelor of Sciencehttp:// degree in both accountancy and finance from Wright State University and an Associate of Arts degree in business from Sinclair Community College.