Michael H. "Mick" Cottom
Mick was born and raised on a dairy farm in a small community of Liberty, OK just south of Tulsa. Mick attended the University of Oklahoma and is actually the first ever coachman of the Sooner Schooner. He earned a 2nd Lieutenant Commission from the ROTC, Mick then served our country in a tour of duty in Viet-Nam as an infantry platoon leader with the US Army Rangers.
Mick has been in the insurance business for over 40 years; he is a Certified Work Comp Advisor and has been a Certified Insurance Counselor for over 35 years. He has served on numerous insurance company boards.
Mick is married with 2 children and 5 grandchildren. He loves to read and share meals with family. When Mick is not working, you will most likely find him at church or with his beloved grandchildren.
Favorite food: Favorite food depends on the day and mood. Steak or fried chicken most anytime.
Favorite quote: I Believe…That it’s takingmich me a long time…To become the person I want to be. (And I’m still not there)
Favorite thing to do when not at office: Spending time with family, travel and reading
Favorite book: The Bible, it has a long history of man and the answer to all of life’s problems and challenges. Also, personal development books from authors like Zig Ziglar, John Maxwell, Jim Rohn and a host of others. Favorite fiction reads are John Grisham books.
Favorite movies: Depends on the day and my mood: The Dirty Dozen, Remember the Titans, Forrest Gump