Mike O’Krent

Mike O'Krent

Expertise: Family History

Mike O’Krent is the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) at caregiver Plan and the founder of LifeStories Alive, LLC, a business specializing in producing living stories for families and businesses.

Born and raised in San Antonio, TX, Mike received his degree in Marketing and Management from Southern Methodist University.

In a life-changing experience, from 1996 through 2000, Mike interviewed Holocaust survivors for Steven Spielberg’s Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, now the USC Shoah Foundation. It was through that experience he discovered the significance and technique of recording life stories, which forms the basis for his life stories business, Life Stories Alive. Since founding his business in 2006, Mike has used his interviewing skill to bring out the heart and essence of the interviewee. He has captured hundreds of personal histories, as well as histories of businesses and non-profit organizations.