Mike received his Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degrees from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia. He graduated with honors. While at SCAD, his student work was consistently selected for display within numerous college galleries as well as the Savannah International Airport. His thesis focused on developing haptic architectural environments and investigating how participants experience space using all of their senses.
Mike has practiced architecture in his hometown of Scranton since 2002. He worked for several years with Hemmler + Camayd Architects where he provided design direction and support on a variety of award winning projects, including Marywood University’s School of Architecture, College Misericordia’s Insalaco Hall, Scranton Prep’s Arts and Science addition, and Mount Airy Resort and Casino. During his time there, he led the implementation of the state-of-the-art software programs to consistently create photo-realistic architectural renderings and animations.
Additionally, he serves as adjunct lecturer at Marywood University in the Interior Architecture program. Coursework focuses on preparing students for real world design scenarios and maximizing computer technologies to effectively communicate design intent.