Mike’s entertainment career dates back to the late 1980s, with the Fairbank Entertainment Center in Fairbanks, Alaska.
His knowledge and expertise has lead him to jobs with Paramount Parks as their Director of Marketing, and Clear Channel Entertainment as Regional Director of Marketing and eventually Vice President of Marketing. While at Clear Channel, Mike was responsible for the integration of the marketing function of over 10 regional concert promoters, managed over 100 local marketers and was responsible for promoting 25,000 music events annually and generating over 200 million dollars in ticket revenue annually.
Mike took a momentous break from the industry while he and Jacki, his wife of 25-years, decided to travel the world and eventually land in Costa Rica where they lived for 7 years. He is very community-minded having been the founder and President of the Community Action Alliance in Costa Rica and the founder of the Midnight Sun Run in Fairbanks.
As an Associate Producer for Emery Entertainment, Mike’s responsibilities include booking and tactical marketing as well as the identification and development of new markets, with a focus of targeting venues with strategic databases.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for three non-profit organizations.