Mike Kovack is...

Experienced

Government

30 Years as Medina County Auditor

(1993-2023)

President of the County Auditors' Association of Ohio
President of the NE Ohio Auditors' Association

(4 Terms)

Wadsworth City Councilman

(1990-1991)

“Excellence in Accounting” Award

 29 Consecutive Years  (Every year in office)

"Distinguished County Auditor" Award from the County Auditors' Association of Ohio (CAAO)
1st Medina County Auditor to receive the “Outstanding Auditor" Award from the CAAO
Presidential Scholar awarded by George H.W. Bush (1992)
Kovack receiving annual award for “Excellence in Financial Reporting” from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
Kovack has received the “Excellence in Accounting” award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) every year in office.

Community

Medina County Regional Pet Adopt-a-thon

Founder, 1998

Medina County Rainbow Bridge Walk Sponsor
Medina County Jaycees Distinguished Service Award
Kiwanian of the Year (2x)
Medina County Township Association Grass Roots Award
Named a Red Cross Hometown Hero
"Excellence in Community Service" Award - Medina County Board of REALTORS
Senior Advocate Hall of Fame Inductee, Wadsworth OAF
"Outstanding CFO" Nominee by Crain's Cleveland Business
Family-A-Fair

Past Board Member

Medina City Schools Foundation

Past Board Member

Children's Center of Medina County

Past Board Member

Medina County Red Cross

Past Board Member

Since founding the Pet Adopt-a-thon 20+ years ago, the event has helped over 1,000 pets be spared euthanization and find “forever homes”.
Since founding the Pet Adopt-a-thon 20+ years ago, the event has helped over 1,000 pets be spared euthanization and find “forever homes”.

Service

Active duty U.S. Navy Officer, 1985-1989

Completed 3 deployments to Persian Gulf

Navy Reserve Officer, 1989-2013

Mobilized 4 times for Operations Enduring Freedom & Iraqi Freedom, twice overseas to Iraq

Awarded Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, 2 Combat Action Ribbons
Lifetime Member of Wadsworth VFW Post #1089
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