Throughout his life, Mike has been an avid park visitor and outdoorsman. As a boy, Mike and his family spent summers visiting, camping and hiking at national parks across the country and specifically in Montana and Wyoming. Mike currently resides in Leesburg, VA with his wife and three children and has fostered their love for outdoor recreation.
Mike holds a Bachelors of Science degree in accounting from Virginia Tech, and has worked as a financial consultant, accountant and governance and best practices facilitator of not-for-profit organizations for over 23 years. In addition, Mike has served as a volunteer on several non-profit Boards of Directors as a Treasurer and member of Audit Committees. Mike joined National Park Trust in 2010 and has spearheaded a revamping of NPT’s chart of accounts to more accurately reflect financial transactions in the accounting system, an updating of narrative information on the Federal Form 990 to more accurately communicate NPT’s activities and successes to the public, and implementing policies and procedures to conform with Federal guidelines and regulations.