Mike retired from Municipal Government as a City Manager after serving as the Police Chief and City Manager in Palestine Texas. Mike also served as interim chief of police for the city of Corinth Texas. Mike is currently serving as Interim Chief of the Jacksonville, Texas Police Department. Mike earned a BA degree in Criminal Justice for St. Edward’s University in Austin Texas and a MA from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Organizational Leadership in Waxahachie Texas. Mike is also a Life and Leadership coach, through the Professional Christian Coaching Institute (PCCI). Mike spent 37 plus year in municipal government starting with Travis County Sheriff’s Office, Austin Police Department, Office of Inspector General/HHSC (OIG), Palestine Texas and Corinth Texas and now Jacksonville. Mike is the founder of a Leadership Institute that focuses on Leadership development and coaching, Healthy Work Environments, Employee Wellness and Socialization.