Born and raised in Santa Barbara. Mike moved to the Bay Area in 1999. Mike attended Santa Barbara City College and also served in the U.S. Navy. Most recently Mike has attended Evergreen College where he graduated from their Police Academy. Mike has owned and operated Cool Kat Appliance Repair for 11 years. Prior to opening Cool Kat Appliance Repair, Mike started “The Big Cover Up”, a graffiti cover-up service. In 2002, Mike used his popular “Cool Kat” logo and expanded into clothing. Mike has served on the Chamber Board since 2008 and is currently the co-chair of our Festival Committee. He enjoys power lifting and self defense training.