Mike Cook is the vice president and treasurer for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mike has held various positions within Wal-Mart's corporate finance department, information systems division and financial services department since joining the company in 1993. He has been instrumental in numerous Wal-Mart initiatives and is a member of the Corporate Finance Committee.Mike began his career with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (a division of the U.S. Treasury Department), where he participated in safety and soundness examinations and compliance reviews of nationally chartered banks. In 2005, he was appointed to a three year term on the Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board. Mike was elected and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards Council. He is a member of the Merchant Advisory Council for MasterCard Worldwide and the Discover Network; as well as a member of the Association for Financial Professionals. Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Missouri and resides in Rogers, Arkansas with his wife and two daughters.
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