Mike currently works as the Director for the Special Friends ministry at First Baptist Orlando.
Prior to joining First Baptist Orlando, Mike worked for 9-years as the Autism and Inclusion Specialist for a large St. Louis school district.
Mike has also worked as a Parent Training Specialist for the nationally known Easter Seals agency: LifeSkills.
He’s a Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCABA) and senior-level certified Crisis Prevention Instructor.
Mike has conducted workshops for a variety of churches, several national level autism conferences, and various annual state conferences on topics pertaining to autism.
Christ-follower, husband, dad, choco-holic, and peanut-butter lover! Mike is passionate about faith and special needs.
Mike is happily married to his lovely wife Linda and is the father of three wonderful boys, all three of whom are on the autism spectrum (yes, all three!).