Leadership Philosophy

For more than a quarter of a century, Mike Dillender served the nation in the U.S. Navy – protecting and defending our Constitution throughout the world.  As our delegate, Mike will lead with the core values that were instilled within him throughout his naval career –Honor, Courage, and Commitment.  Mike will represent the entire district, rather than only the select few.  As a very successful military leader, business owner, school board member and church leader, Mike has exceptional senior executive skill sets to best represent the interests of the people of his District in Richmond.  As a highly engaged and dynamic leader, Mike excels in communication skills and will always be very responsive to his constituents’ concerns and issues.