Mike is the Regional Security Manager for Yazaki North America, responsible for all corporate security operations, programs, and processes at the eighteen Yazaki facilities in the United States and Canada. Before joining Yazaki, Mike spent five and a half years as the Security Manager for the Detroit Tigers Baseball Club, managing the operation of all security programs for the team and Comerica Park, its 45,000 seat outdoor stadium. Mike also played a significant role in developing and implementing the security posture for Little Caesars Arena, home of the NHL Detroit Red Wings and NBA Detroit Pistons. Mike spent twenty-five years as a uniformed trooper in the Michigan State Police, where he specialized as an instructor in Defensive Tactics and Use of Force, and as a Field Training Officer. He previously served on the State of Michigan Emergency Telephone Service Commission (ETSC) where he chaired the Dispatcher Training Subcommittee, and was appointed by Governor Jennifer M. Granholm to a seat on the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) from 2005-10, when his appointment expired. While a commissioner of MCOLES, Mike served on the Commission’s Ethics Committee. Mike is a veteran of the US Army where he served seven and a half years as an airborne qualified military policeman.