Mike comes to Chorus America as a veteran of the choral world with a range of experiences in nonprofit arts administration, communications, and education. He has held positions in the DC Public Schools system as a representative of the chancellor; and on the marketing team at Washington Performing Arts, one of the leading arts presenters in the US. Most recently, Mike worked in donor relations at American University. He also sang extensively in the DC area, including with The Capital Hearings, where he served as the music director; and the 18th Street Singers, where he was previously the communications director. Mike is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he earned a bachelor's degree in organizational studies.