Mike is a third generation firefighter and has been serving his community for over 14 years. He started out as a volunteer firefighter when he was 18 years old, and followed his passion to become a career firefighter paramedic. Mike is currently the Rescue Captain with a Regional Response Strike Team and a Rescue Specialist for the State Federal Response Team. He is a certified Dive Master and has been instructing for Trident Rescue, LLC for over 10 years. Mike lives outside of St. Louis, Missouri with his wife and two sons.