Mike’s dedication to his clients comes from a genuine interest in people and a quickness to form relationships and see people he cares about succeed and thrive. He understands that each person has their own story and individual needs. With a deep love for learning and a gift for analysis, Mike brings balance, objectivity and creativity to his relationship with clients. His appreciation of “differences” is fed by extensive travel across 4 continents, but if you asked him where would he most like to go, he would tell you “anywhere I can be with family or friends”. Mike's community involvement includes activities ranging from working with youth to serving on the board of directors of a top-100 credit union. His hobbies include playing the guitar, backpacking and making little kids believe he is invisible. Mike received his BA in Business at the University of Washington and an MBA from the Thunderbird school of Global Management.