Executive Vice President, Business Development
Mike Paxton joined the company in September 2020 as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Mike is responsible for supporting business growth through building relationships in the industry, identifying market share opportunities and completing strategic acquisitions.
Prior to joining AEP, Mike served as Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at FleetPride, Inc. He is an accomplished executive who has led strategic growth initiatives through the acquisition and integration of family owned or closely held businesses, completing over 50 transactions and has held various financial roles including strategic planning, controllership, SEC reporting, and financial planning and analysis. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston and is a CPA.