Mike has over 30 years of lending and management experience in banking as well as commercial real estate development industries. Mike has held various management and executive positions with Midwest banking institutions in addition to personally financing over $2 billion of commercial real estate throughout his banking career. Mike graduated from Bowling Green State University and earned an MBA from Cleveland State University, in addition to professional real estate studies at MIT. Mike is very active in various roles with civic and non-profit organizations throughout northeast Ohio including as current board chair of both the Ohio City Improvement Corporation and the YMCA of Greater Cleveland. In addition, Mike is a current or past board member of Canalway Partners, Hudson Economic Development Corporation, Downtown Cleveland Alliance Lender Committee and as a member of the Hudson Planning Commission. In addition to a regular guest lecturer at Cleveland State University, Mike serves as a mentor with Cleveland’s College Now program. He is active in industry trade groups ULI, NAIOP and MBA, where he has frequently served as a guest speaker and panelist. Mike and his wife Rose reside in Hudson, Ohio.