Mike joined the HMI team in 2020. He grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in rural, eastern Ohio and attended college at Bowling Green State University. At BGSU, Mike earned a Bachelor’s in Secondary Math Education. After graduating, he spent time working in college admissions and earned a Masters of Education before migrating out to Park City, Utah. He has worked throughout Wyoming, Pacific Northwest, Alaska, Europe, and East Africa as an outdoor and gap instructor. When he is not leading trips, you can find Mike hiking, climbing, and skiing in the Wasatch Mountains or trying to craft the best coffee drink.