Mike Draeken

Mike Draeken

Shareholder


Mike is a highly successful risk management professional with 20+ years of experience. He helps companies manage their risk profile so that they can focus on growing their business.



Prior to joining Watkins, Mike spent 13 years as a commercial banker focusing on the technology space and almost 8 years as an insurance agent working with middle market tech and services companies. He has a strong understanding of the VC and PE community as well as financial statement and cash flow analysis. This experience has allowed him to transition to the risk management side by helping companies design proper risk management programs with a focus in management liability and cyber lines. Mike holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from California State University – Chico.



In his spare time, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and coaching his kids’ tackle football and baseball teams.