Mike was raised as a Master Mason in Winter Park Lodge No. 239 in 1982, joined Orlando Scottish Rite in 1983, and Bahia Shriners in 1983. He has been very active in the Masonic and Shrine fraternities since he was raised.
Mike has been involved with his business in Winter Park, Skycraft Parts & Surplus, Inc., for over 35 years and currently serves as Vice President, Owner, and General Manager.
One of his long time interests was pursued by becoming a Reserve Deputy Sheriff with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Orlando. He is a fully certified law enforcement officer and certified in Mounted, Motors, Marine, and Patrol. Mike is currently active in all of these areas in law enforcement. He loves spending many hours helping people and “Making a Difference”.
Another interest of Mikey’s is his love for hunting in Colorado. He has hunted in Colorado for the last 28 years.
- Received Gold Proficiency Card (1986)
- Worshipful Master of Winter Park Lodge No. 239 (1987)
- Perpetual Member of Winter Park Lodge
- Perpetual Member of Orlando Scottish Rite
- Member Pioneer Chapter Order of Eastern Star
- Life Member of Bahia Shriners
- Member Royal Order of Jesters (1991)
- Conferred 15th degree of Scottish Rite for several years
- Knight Commander of the Court of Honor (Red Hat) (1993)
- Served on Imperial Marshal Aides Committee
- Potentate of Bahia Shriners (1999)
- 33rd Degree, Inspector General Honorary (White Hat) (1999)
- Director General of Florida Shrine Association (2000)
- District Deputy Grand Master, Grand Lodge of Florida (2001)
- Parliamentarian for Bahia Shriners (2000 – current) except 2014
- Florida Grand Lodge Orator (2009)
- Deputy Director General of the 2017 and 2018 Imperial Shrine Convention to be held in Daytona Beach, Florida