Mike is from Hickory, North Carolina and is a graduate from North Carolina State University with a BS degree in Civil Engineering. For over 25 years, his career includes a broad range of experience in the fields of architecture, construction, and real estate development. Mike’s leadership skills has enabled him to successfully manage projects in senior level positions that cumulatively exceed one billion dollars of construction volume. He has held positions in project management for a Fortune 100 company as well as an executive role within an ENR Top 400 Construction firm. Mike is well-versed in the complexities of all project phases including site selection, estimating, design, permitting, and construction. His project experience is vast and includes a wide variety of projects such as acute and clinical healthcare, research and development facilities, heavy industrial and manufacturing, commercial retail and office buildings, and corporate headquarters. Mike lives in Statesville, NC with his daughter Lily and enjoys attending her volleyball matches as well as outdoor activities such as hunting, camping, and playing golf.