Mickey provides counsel based on his extensive development and operational expertise in the commercial real estate industry. He has a long history of working with Portman Holdings, and previously served as executive vice president of the Portman Companies from the 1960s through the 1980s, with responsibilities in the operations of the architecture, development, management and finance components of the organization
After leaving Portman Holdings, Mickey served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Walt Disney Imagineering, where he oversaw the development of theme parks with a collective value of more than $4.5 billion. After leaving Disney, he became chairman and chief executive officer of Sony Retail Entertainment, where he managed the development and operation of Sony retail stores, entertainment centers and a major theater chain. Mickey currently serves as a member of the board of directors of AmericasMart, one of the nation’s largest wholesale marketplaces; GameStop (GME, NYSE), the nation’s largest retailer of video games and related hardware and software products; Engineering Concepts Group, a developer, contractor and manager of apartments in the Southeastern United States; and NRI Construction which provides construction services for rehabilitation and repairs of apartment units throughout the United States.
Mickey earned both Bachelor of Science and bachelor of architecture degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master of architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.