Mike joined CBCSCP in 2018 and brings his abundance of experience and knowledge of business and our local area. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker with extensive management and franchise experience in Southeastern North Carolina. Mike has almost 40 years of experience in the restaurant industry and holds a culinary certificate from CFCC. After graduating from UNCW, his experience in business ranged from management, sales, and marketing to picking sites for new restaurant locations along with overseeing construction. Most recently, Mike was a franchise owner of four Smithfield’s Chicken N’ BBQ restaurants in New Hanover and Brunswick counties. He has served on various boards over the years, including the New Hanover County Board of Health, and the Board of Equalization and Review. Being born and raised in Wilmington, Mike is a true Wilmingtonian. He enjoys playing golf, boating, volunteer work and spending time with his family.