Michael Gardner

Vice President, People and Finance

For our clients, Mike serves as an internal resource to ensure optimized schedules and best collaborative efforts. He understands how to guide our teams to ensure clients receive their desired project results.

A successful project requires great service through communication with keen attention to client requirements, including schedules and budgets. In his role, he maintains high standards for associates with regard to discipline, diligence, and attention to detail – components that are vital in building the foundation for positive outcomes.

Mike has deep ties to the Bentonville community. Prior to joining CESO, he was a valued and respected associate serving in several positions at Walmart in the midst of their most aggressive Supercenter expansion efforts. Among these roles were Vice President of Real Estate and Design, Vice President of Architecture and Construction Standards, and Vice President of Civil and Architectural Design.