Mike is a founding Board member of Northern Kentucky Baseball (NKB), and has been coaching youth baseball since 2004. Mike truly enjoys teaching the game of baseball to players of all skill levels and ages and having the opportunity to provide the best possible experience for players, coaches and families through his involvement with NKB. He is excited about the growth and progress that NKB has made over the past several years, and truly looks forward to what the future holds for NKB and youth baseball in the northern Kentucky area.
Mike grew up in Burgin, KY, which is a small town in central Kentucky. After graduating from Burgin High School, he attended the University of Louisville where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accountancy. After college, Mike worked as an external auditor for the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young in Louisville, KY and then in Cincinnati, OH. In 2001, he joined Fifth Third Bank’s Internal Audit Division where he currently serves as the Professional Practices Audit Director. Mike is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and holds numerous other professional certifications/designations. He is also involved in many professional organizations, including the American Institute of CPAs, the Kentucky Society of CPAs, and the Institute of Internal Auditors where he serve on the Cincinnati Chapter’s Board of Governors.
Mike and his wife, Kim have four children: Allie, Jay, Kyle, and Ryan. In addition to serving on the NKB Board and coaching youth baseball, he also coaches multiple youth basketball teams and enjoys watching and participating in various sporting events.