In addition to Bass and Vocal responsibilities with Free Spirit, Mike also serves as the band leader and music director for the group. He joined Free Spirit as his part-time job while still in college and has remained with the band ever since.
In addition to playing music and working full-time as co-owner of one of the region’s largest entertainment production, management and booking agencies, Mike holds a Ph.D. in Management and he served as the Director of the Small Business Development Center at The University of Maryland, College Park.
Mike is highly regarded as an industry expert and entertainment producer and he has been recruited to contribute to various publications and conferences such as The Special Event (TSE) nationally and Washingtonian Magazine locally. Mike recently completed his term on the board of directors as the VP of Marketing & Communications for the DC Chapter of the International Live Events Association (ILEA).
In his free time, Mike likes to sail from his home port of Annapolis, MD and spend time with his wife Rebecca, daughter Rachel and Ziggy the Labradoodle.