Mike grew up in Urbandale and graduated from Urbandale High School in 2003. He’s earned two degrees from Iowa State University, one in History and the other in Accounting. Wanting to learn and become more involved in community activities, Mike attended and graduated from Leadership Urbandale in 2011 and joined the UCAN board in 2013, where he serves as Treasurer. In 2012 he joined the Urbandale Police Reserve Unit, completing training and being sworn-in in 2013. Mike is currently working for a CPA/Professional Services firm and is studying to take the CPA Exams.