EDUCATION: Mike earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Phoenix in 2010, and a Master of Science in Instructional and Performance Technology from Boise State University in 2012.

WORK HISTORY: Mike is a native of Charleston S.C. and before moving to Oregon, he served 20 years with the United States Coast Guard. His 20 years of service embodied a wide variety high OPTEMPO assignments that included the execution and management of search and rescue, polar operations, drug and migrant interdictions and Homeland defense. With an unyielding passion for the water, Mike joined the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay in November 2012 as the Harbormaster for Charleston operations.  In February of 2016, he stepped into his current role as the Director of Maritime Operations where he manages daily Port operations and projects. 

HOBBIES: When time and conditions permit, Mike enjoys spending it outdoors fishing, hunting and camping.