Mike was born and raised in Utica, New York and is a graduate of Syracuse University. Mike currently oversees the Underwriting, Loan & Asset Recovery, Lending Administration and Real Estate teams at First Source FCU in New Hartford, NY. Having worked in the Credit Union industry for the past 12 years, Mike has a deep knowledge of the complex lending world in technology, member experience, policy, procedures, regulatory and compliance. Leadership and development are two areas that he is very passionate about and has built a strong team in the current lending division. Industry legends Rex Johnson and Ed Swanson from Lending Solutions Consulting Inc. are two of Mike's main mentors. Mike has been featured in CUNA's "2020 Lessons Learned in Lending" whitepaper and has presented at LSCI's Management Institute.