Michael Haley

Michael Haley is the owner of Ikor Systems LLC, a business development company and minority investor in several companies. He is an advisory board member for Avance Health, a group healthcare management platform and Ipsum Technologies LLC a critical component manufacturer for the defense, space and aerospace industries. 

From January of 2011 through January 2017, Mr. Haley served as First Gentleman of South Carolina. Active in the community, he has held senior positions within several civic organizations – currently as a member of the board of trustees at the Original Six Foundation, president of the board at Stand For America Inc., board member of South Carolina Heart Gallery Foundation, and is a commissioned deputy law enforcement officer with the Department of Natural Resources of South Carolina. A combat veteran, he is a Major in the South Carolina Army National Guard where he specializes in security cooperation.

Mr. Haley’s most recent whole of government approach is in the Republic of Colombia where he works closely with the Colombian Armed Forces. In 2013, he deployed to the Helmand Province of Afghanistan for a year, where, for his service he was awarded the Bronze Star. He assisted two of his teams Afghan translators with their Special Immigration Visa processes. Both of them reside with their families in the US and are productive citizens today.