C12 Chair since 2016
Mike’s experience spans multiple continents and organizations. Mike and wife (Dawn) spent 8 years serving as missionaries in Rome, Italy and New Delhi, India. Prior to that, Mike spent 20+ years in the telecommunications business starting in the infancy of wireless development and continuing to the full development of the industry. He has been involved in various startup businesses and was responsible for sales, marketing, site building and customer service in different organizations. As COO of a telecommunications company, he managed a revenue stream of over 500 million dollars. In addition, Mike has operated personal businesses in the US and India. Mike fully understands that any success in business and life is a gracious gift from God and produces a heart and life of thanksgiving. Mike has spent a great deal of his adult life mentoring others in business and Christian living. He has been involved in various positions in churches. He and his wife have taught parenting classes and mentored young couples, a passion God has fueled in them. He is excited to see how God uses his years in business and ministry to help business owners and others in the marketplace reach their full God- given mission. Mike has been married to Dawn for 30 years. They have three godly sons and two wonderful grandsons.