Mike has been counseling students at College Inroads since 2009. Everyone loves Mike! He and his team of Educational Consultants help find the right college fit at the right tuition price. Utilizing aptitude tests, personality assessments, and one-on-one meetings they really get to know your student. They are great at recognizing a student’s unique traits in order to identify potential career paths and ultimately to find the right college fit.
After his 1994 graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Mike served on active duty as a surface warfare officer for 6.5 years. His tours of duty included time aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS ANTIETAM (CG-54), and the aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70). His final tour of duty was as faculty at the U.S. Naval Academy teaching Naval Strategy and Tactics, where he realized his passion for working with young people.
He has been invited to speak at national conferences, seminars, and web events regarding his master’s degree study focus, strategic enrollment management in higher education.
Aside from professional pursuits, he enjoys RV road trips, music production, automated lighting design and is the drummer for the rock band The Iconix. He loves gardening and home improvement projects and spending time with his family and wife Jennifer Baca-Davila.