President - Real Estate OperationsMr. Michael Buckingham is President Real Estate Operations of the Company. He was a corporate vice president of Dlorah since 1992 and the president of the Fairway Hills division since 1988. He oversees the maintenance of the National American University system, as well as properties being developed at Fairway Hills. Mr. Buckingham served as an elected official on the Rapid City School Board from June 1998 through December 2002 when he resigned after being elected to the South Dakota House of Representatives where he served until January 2009. He continues to be active in local politics and advises National American University on issues that may impact the university by local and state legislative bodies, most recently as a registered lobbyist in the South Dakota for the passage of a reciprocity agreement promoting higher education distance learning
Age: 57 President Since 2009 MBABuckingham graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1981 and recently earned his MBA from National American University in 2009. In October of 2014, he completed his Masters of Commercial Real Estate a professional designation from CoreNet Global. In October of 2015, he added the workspace specialist to the designation.