Michael Louis is executive vice president and chief operating officer at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.
Louis joined Concordia Seminary’s staff in 2005 as chief financial officer, and senior vice president for financial planning and administration. He moved into his current role in 2013 in which he has responsibility for the Accounting Office, Seminary Advancement Office, Finance and Administration, Campus Facilities, Human Resources and Technology Services. A certified public accountant, Louis earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Western Illinois University.
Before joining the Seminary staff, Louis spent 17 years serving The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS) as manager of its internal audit department, conducting operational and financial statement audits of LCMS entities including colleges, universities, seminaries and districts.
Louis and his wife have two teenage sons. In his spare time, he enjoys family activities including golfing, hockey, baseball, hunting and skiing.