Mike Cunningham

Board of Commissioners
Title: Mayor
Phone: 901-867-2717
Mike Cunningham, Mayor, Lakeland

Mike Cunningham was sworn in to the Lakeland Board of Commissioners, as Lakeland mayor, on December 6th, 2018.

He serves on the Municipal Planning/Design Review Commission.

Born and raised in Shelby County, Mike attended Treadwell High School and the University of Memphis.

While in college, Mike began what is now a 35-year career with FedEx. There, he has held leadership roles in Training and Solutions and has received numerous awards for leadership, teamwork and results. His responsibilities include long-term project and large budget event planning.

In his early years at FedEx, Mike met his wife, Terri with whom he celebrates 34 years of marriage, in 2020. They have been active members of Bartlett United Methodist Church for over 20 years.

He has a deep passion for the city’s small-town feel. Alongside his parents 31 years ago, he and Terri sought to live in a place where they could enjoy a quiet life and raise their family.

This page can be reached via LakelandTN.gov/mayor


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