Mayor Minnie Newman and City Council are pleased to announce the hiring of Michael “Mike” Cochran as Administrator for the City of Hanahan. Mike currently serves as Chief Deputy for the Berkeley County Sheriff’s office and also served as the Hanahan Police Chief from 2011 – 2015.
Mike has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from Western Carolina University and a Master’s of Public Administration and a Doctorate of Education. Mike lives in the City of Hanahan with his wife Karen and daughters Kelly and Kate. Mike’s first day will be November 13th where he will work alongside outgoing administrator and Berkeley County Supervisor Elect Johnny Cribb through December 31st.