Mike is CICS’s Director of Capital Projects who works with network staff, administrators and educators to facilitate capital project work at the fourteen CICS schools. Mike holds a Bachelors degree in Finance and an MBA with a concentration in Project Management from Saint Xavier University. He served as a life safety inspector for the Regional Office of Education. He has worked in the private sector and the public school system as a director, project manager and strategic planner for construction, facilities and maintenance, having developed and managed small and million-dollar projects. In his role of Director of Construction and Maintenance at CHSD 218 he is proud of projects that benefit students, employees and communities surrounding the schools. Mike's passion for community can be traced back to his role as coach for over 25 years in youth sports, teaching the game and mentoring players. Mike is especially proud of his four children who are currently attending college. He enjoys spending time with family, reading and traveling with his wife and kids.