Mike is a 1981 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering. In addition, he holds a certificate in business administration and management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a U.S. Department of Energy certification in naval nuclear propulsion. He and his wife Kelly have two grown children and live in Annapolis, Maryland.
Retired as a Two-Star Rear Admiral and is now an executive with a Fortune 100 aerospace and defense company.