Mike grew up in Logansport, IN and is proud to now call Noblesville, IN, home. He and his wife have 5 children and a dog who keep them entertained daily. He attended Indiana State University and graduated with a degree in Aviation. Since 2001, Mike has served our state and nation as a member of the Indiana National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserves. Mike is a commissioned Army Officer and an Army Aviator, having primarily flown the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. Throughout his military career, Mike has served in various positions and levels of leadership. As a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, Mike is passionate about assisting organizations and charities that support military veterans and military families in need.