A Southeast Volusia native, Mike attended New Smyrna Beach High School, Daytona State College, and Stetson University. During his time at New Smyrna and Daytona State, he was also a lifeguard for Volusia County Beach Safety and competed in a wide range of swimming and lifesaving competitions up to the national level. At Stetson University in Deland, Mike earned his Bachelors of Business Administration in 2013.
Before enrolling at Stetson’s College of Law in St. Petersburg, he traveled extensively through the central and southern Bahamas living on a boat and continued to live on the boat throughout law school. During his time in the Juris Doctorate program, Mike received the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award for exceptional pro bono service.
Mike returned home to practice law and is currently an Ambassador and Co-Chair of the Next-Gen Committee for the Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce, as well as on the Volusia County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors.