Bachelor of Business Administrating/Finance – Florida Atlantic University (1973)
Series 50 Municipal Advisor Representative
Mike has provided professional services to the private and public sectors in Florida since 1979, primarily focusing on water, wastewater, reclaimed water, and stormwater utility rate studies; impact fees; interlocal agreements; financial planning and funding; utility acquisition; and financial programs to address the development and replacement of infrastructure facilities for transportation, drainage, and utility requirements of communities. Additionally, Mike has an extensive background pertaining to the formation and operation of community development and special districts, requiring the preparation, presentation, and implementation of master financing plans, feasibility studies, rate studies, assessment programs together with the documentation for debt financing, utility valuations and acquisitions, and cost-of-service studies.
Mike has extensive working knowledge of governmental processes, funding alternatives, accounting procedures, financial reports, enterprise operations, and administrative requirements. He has prepared and presented public awareness and information programs related to municipal projects and developed and presented a seminar on the acquisition of utilities. He has also developed procedures and supervised the preparation of computer programs for utility rate studies, financial control, data retrieval and analysis, financial feasibility studies, product expansion programs, capital acquisition alternatives, and real estate investment analysis. In addition, Mike co-authored a chapter entitled, “Projecting Customer Demand,” for the Fourth Edition of the industry guidebook, Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: The Changing Landscape.