Michael was born in San Diego California and moved to Georgia in the 1980's with his family. He has a degree in Criminal Justice. After 9 years of Law Enforcement, Mike entered the field of Maintenance and Community Management where he achieved several certifications including his AMS (Association Management Specialist) certification. Mike is a certified Community Facilities Manager and is pursuing another certification in Church Facilities Management. Mike is passionate in energy conservation and environmental design. He is currently studying for his LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification through the US Green Building Council. In his off time, Mike enjoys camping, softball, fishing, boating, the beach, traveling and good German Beer. Mike lives in Decatur with his fiance Paul and their three dogs and one kitty.