Mike Lefor Biography

Wife: Sherryl

Children:  Brett, Scott and Andi

Education

1974: Trinity High School

1980: Dickinson State University (BCS)

Employment

1977 – Employed with DCI Credit Services, Inc. in virtually every capacity including collection consultant; supervisor; vice president-marketing; vice president; president. DCI is a collection agency with 40 employees in Fargo, Bismarck and Dickinson

2005 – President, Blackridge Enterprises. This entity owns and rents residential real estate.

2009 – President, Blackridge II, LLC which owns, rents and develops commercial real estate.

2015 – Chairman, The Summit Group, LLC  which develops residential and commercial real estate.

Special Awards/Recognition’s


American Collectors Association
  • Beacon Award
  • Education Award
  • Red Coat Club Award
  • Scholar Degree – Collection Business Management
  • Fellow Degree – Collection Business Management
  • International Fellowship of Certified Collection Executives (IFCCE)

North Dakota Retailers Association Board of Directors : 2001-2004  (Treasurer)

Associated Credit Bureaus of North Dakota : 1987-1989  (President)

North Dakota Collectors Association : 1989-1994  (President)

Dickinson Park Board : 1986-1993 – 2002-2014

President : 2006-2014

Planning and Zoning Commission : 1988-2003

Chair, Planning and Zoning : 1992-2003

American Collectors Association

Board of Directors : 1996-2012

Council of Delegates : 2012-

St. Joseph Hospital Foundation

Board Member : 1997-2005

President : 2002-2005

CHI St. Joseph Health

Board Member : 2005-2014

Chairman of the Board : 2008-2014

District 37 Republican Party

Chairman : 2011-

North Dakota House of Representatives

Representative : 2014-