Mike is the Deputy Village Manager for the Village. Holding this position since March 2005, Mike's primary areas of responsibility include economic development and administration. Prior to his current position as Deputy Village manager, Mike served as the Village's Planning & Zoning Director. Before coming to Palatine, Mike served as the Deputy Director of Community Development for the Village of Mount Prospect, Senior Planner for the Village of Northbrook, and Planner for the Village of Libertyville. Mike holds a Bachelor's degree in Planning for the University of Iowa and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University. Mike and his family reside in Palatine.