Mike spent 26 years in the restaurant industry in roles that led to Regional Vice President, and ultimately the Franchise Owner of 9 restaurants, in Phoenix, AZ. Mike sold his Waffle House franchise in 2008 and then spent five years working with Chambers of Commerce as Membership Director of the Ahwatukee Chamber for 1 year and as the VP of Business Development for the Chandler Chamber for 4 years.
In addition to his role as Area Director for Center Sphere, Mike is also with Finance of America Mortgage (Gilbert AZ Branch) as their Director of Business Development. Mike’s main hobbies are playing golf, spending quality time with his grandson and working on the Fiesta Invitational Golf Tournament committee, which benefits Child Crisis AZ. Mike has made a career of building business, building relationships and making connections. He truly believes in helping others getting what they want out of life, and is passionate about helping people fulfill their dreams, and effective Networking is at the core.
Mike was born and raised in Columbia, S.C. and has been married to his wife Chris for over 41 years. They have 2 daughters and one grandson, all living in Arizona.