Married to Diana, we have a blended family of three daughters and one son. We are also blessed with one grandson and one granddaughter at this time. We live on a small farm outside of Owatonna where I raise a few horses and Diana makes pets out of every stray and wild critter that comes on the property.
Born in Minneapolis MN and growing up on a small farm outside of Mt. Lake, I graduated from Mt. Lake, MN High School in 1976. In May of 1977 Mike Joined the Marine Corps. In 1999 after having served 21 years on active duty I retired from active duty while on duty in Singapore.
In 2006 I joined Driessen Water as the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. Currently serving as the CEO Driessen Water has 26 Culligan Franchise locations in MN, IN & TX, as well as our Ultrapure operations located in Dallas & Houston, TX. As a member of WQA (Director), TWQA, MWQA (Director) and the MN Plumbing Board (Director) I stay actively involved in our industry by serving within these organizations.