Mike was born in Littleton, the second of four children. He attended St. Rose of Lima for elementary school, Littleton High School (class of 1969), and Springfield College (class of 1973). While at Springfield, he lettered in cross country as well as indoor and outdoor track.
Mike taught for five years at Littleton High School, and then went into banking where he rose to Senior Vice President at Dartmouth Savings Bank. After that, he became a financier and executive director of Headrest for 11 years. Mike also served 19 years as Grafton County Commissioner, twelve years as the Chairman. Mike served as president of the 30 member commissioner’s council. He was selected Commissioner of the Year in 2016.
He has served on numerous boards including the Unique 529 College Savings Commission, which has a $17 billion plan managed by Fidelity, as well as the New England Drug Court Board.
Mike and his wife, Julie, live in Hanover. Their son, Connor, graduated in 2019 from St. Michael’s College, and now attends graduate school at the University of New Hampshire. Mike also has a son, Cameron, and two grandchildren, Gavin and Leah, who live in Colorado.
Mike’s mother, Evelyn, passed away on June 29, 2018, at 94 years old. She was always his greatest booster and always encouraged him to help the less fortunate.
Mike’s preferred recreation is long distance running and runs 10 miles a day. He currently has a streak of more than 10 years without missing a day and has run over 100,000 miles over the last 27 years. He held the New Hampshire record for the Boston Marathon with a time of 2 hours and 27 minutes back in 1974.
Mike loves public service and looks forward to serving as your Executive Councilor once again.