Mike served in the United States Army with the fourth infantry division during operation Iraqi freedom. He currently serves as a chief warrant officer in the Florida National guard.
Mike has had also served in various roles within the department of Homeland security as a contractor conducting counterterrorism operations.
He is a member of the Florida House of Representatives and the chairman of energy, communications, and cybersecurity committee.
Mike's also a tech entrepreneur working in software development and cybersecurity. He co-founded IRIS with Tim Masshardt whom he served in Iraq with. IRIS is a platform that allows for secure communications, intelligence collaboration, and dissemination.