Born and raised in Whitestown IN. Upon graduating high school Michael attended ITT Tech and studied HVAC/R shortly after graduating Michael went into the Marine Corps and served 4 years. After leaving the marines Michael went to work for a local HVAC company. Michael enlisted into the National Guard and shortly after 9/11 Michael went to full time Army where he was medically retired in 2013. Michael and his wife, Norma Jean moved to Colorado Springs where Michael has been performing HVAC work since. Michael & Norma Jean have 1 son who is stationed at Ft. Lewis with the Army.