A native of southern California, Mike worked as a Pulmonary Technologist at Cedar Sinai Medical Center in Hollywood. He then went to work as a Respiratory Therapist at Forest Grove Hospital in Oregon. He was educated as a Physician Assistant at the University of Washington. Prior to joining Family Health Care of Siouxland, Mike worked in rural health clinics in central Iowa. He moved to Sioux City in 2008 to be near his grandchildren. He is certified by the NCCPA as a Physician Assistant.