Michael Mickey, Chief Information Officer

Portrait of Michael Mickey

Michael Mickey serves as DHEC’s Chief Information Officer. He comes to DHEC with more than two decades of IT experience in the health care environment, having directed efforts at hospital systems in Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi and South Carolina. His most recent role was as Chief Information Officer for the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs.


In his role as Chief Information Officer, Mickey will oversee all aspects of Information Technology operations at DHEC and coordinate the continuous maintenance, upgrading and security of DHEC’s system-wide operations across all 46 South Carolina counties. He earned a bachelor’s degree and M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.