Mike was born and raised in Huntington,WV. He and his wife Julie met in Lexington, KY and dated for three months before they were engaged. They have been married for over 20 years. Together they have one son, Ethan.
Mike joined the staff in January of 2018 and serves as the Worship and Creative Arts Pastor as well as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Mike primary role is leading and developing the teams that create and carry out the Sunday morning worship experiences at Riverside.
Mike is passionate about helping people find Jesus and seeing them flourish in their giftedness to build the Kingdom of God. He enjoys Mexican food, family adventures and hanging at beach with Julie. The top 3 songs on his playlist are: Build My Life by Passion, Do It Again by Elevation Worship, and All Hail King Jesus by Jeremy Riddle.