Mike Alvarado

Chief Growth Officer

Michael Alvarado Chief Growth Officer

Mike Alvarado

Mike Alvarado is the chief growth officer (CGO) for Akima, responsible for driving strategic initiatives to grow revenue and expand market share for the Akima portfolio of companies. He oversees the company’s corporate development efforts to include strategy, capture, proposals, and business and market intelligence.


Prior to joining Akima, Mike served as vice president of growth and sales strategy at Jacobs, leading growth efforts for their $5 billion global Critical Mission Solutions line of business. In other roles during his 16 years with Jacobs, Mike led strategy and growth of the company’s portfolio of intelligence operations, information technology, cybersecurity, logistics, test, and training solutions across multiple operating divisions for U.S. government customers. Mike also provided transaction and integration leadership for the Jacobs acquisition of KeyW and its strategic investment in PA Consulting.


Mike is a forward-thinking and strategic leader, aligning Akima’s strategic plan and organizational vision to best meet market needs and requirements. He earned a Master of Engineering from Cornell University as well as a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University.

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Akima is more than one company. We are a portfolio of 8(a) companies, small businesses, and other operating organizations. We take pride in being both specialized and nimble — two qualities that allow us to respond quickly to our customers’ unique needs.