In 1981, Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Psychology. At St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana, he was elected Class President and participated in intercollegiate sports. He graduated from Officer Training School and became a 1st Lt. in the USAF Reserves.
In 1982, Mike began his insurance career with Prudential, achieving the Fast Pace Award and leading the West in the Debit System. In 1984, Mike joined Northwestern Mutual Life, achieving NQA, MDRT, LUTCF, and completing most of his CLU classes. He served as NAIFA’s Sacramento LUPAC Chair and has been a member for over 40 years.
Mike achieved MDRT in 2010. He joined Mass Mutual with a district office and was asked to help Co-GA. In 2+ years, Mike built a unit from scratch to 17 agents and earned GAMA Bronze Award.
Mike became the General Agent for OneAmerica in Northern California and Nevada. He has attended The Strategic Business Coach (Dan Sullivan), Money Trax (Don Blanton), Wealth Building Cornerstones (Art Sanger), and is currently Leap Licensed. In 2014, Mike became associated with FMC Financial Group as an AGA, and upon merging with Cambridge Financial, Mike became reacquainted with Mass Mutual. In 2017, Mike became Vice President of Recruiting and Business Development for the west region for Ohio National. Mike joined the E4 Insurance Services team in 2022 as a Regional Vice President based in California. He has also recently joined Finseca.
Mike has was also recently recognized for being an active NAIFA member for over 40 years. Congratulations Mike!
Mike is happily married to Claudia, with 16 year old twin daughters and 2 adult children. He enjoys softball, bicycling, golf, and travel. He is the current President of his Home Owners Association, a past Rotarian, Knights of Columbus Advisor, and Sacramento Food Bank Advisor.