Michael Morley

Founder and President American Charter Development, LLC and M-13 Construction, Inc.

Mike Morley is the founder of American Charter Development (ACD), a successful charter school development company. ACD has successfully completed more than 60 charter schools ranging from $3 million to $20 million in cost. Its track record includes one of the largest charter schools to open in the United States, American Leadership Academy – Spanish Fork, Utah.

ACD has a lineage that goes back over 32 years when Mike founded M-13 Construction, Inc., a successful commercial construction company. He is also a successful commercial real estate developer with numerous successful projects. Mike’s companies have built dozens of educational facilities including district schools, school administration facilities and university buildings in addition to charter schools.

Mike Morley’s long history of successful management of construction projects numbering in the hundreds, as well as his commercial development experience, have allowed him to assemble a highly skilled team that is knowledgeable in all aspects of charter school development – from initial site selection to construction and marketing – to successful management of schools.

Mr. Morley served as an elected Representative in the Utah State Legislature for 10 years. He previously served as the Chairman for Higher Education appropriations and as the Chair of Legislative Oversight for the Utah Department of Commerce.