Michael Collins serves as the president of Port KC. In this capacity he is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and long-term planning.
Collins previously served as a senior aide to Senator Christopher “Kit” Bond in Washington, D.C., and Kansas City, Mo. He was the senator’s senior advisor on transportation, economic development, trade and commerce, appropriations, labor and financial services policy.
Additionally, Collins served a senior role in working with the White House, Office of Management and Budget, and U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for the development and construction of all Federal projects within Missouri.
Some federal projects on which he worked include the National Nuclear Security Administration building, IRS Service Center, Jefferson City Federal Courthouse, and the National Archives and Records Administration facility in St. Louis. Most recently Michael served as a vice president at Swope Community Enterprises.
He holds a degree in political science from Park University, an Executive Fellows MBA at Rockhurst University and has performed graduate work at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.