Mike has held senior-level management positions with both private and public insurance brokerage firms, with clients in hospitality, construction, health care, transportation, non-profit, and more. He is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College with continuing education at the University of Oregon and Harvard University. He has his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.

Mike has been involved with many organizations over the years, including the Northwest Center Board of Directors, the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and Community Services, Inc. Board of Directors.