As Executive Director of Staff Affairs, Mike leads the professional affairs and staff governance operations of the Cleveland Clinic. He is responsible for the employment environment of a professional staff of over 3,000 physicians and scientists, assuring that the Cleveland Clinic attracts and retains a professional staff of the highest quality. He previously served as labor and employment counsel to the enterprise, supporting the organization’s activities in both employment and traditional labor relations matters. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic, Mike was a labor and employment attorney at Jones Day, handling the full spectrum of labor and employment issues confronted by many of the nation’s largest employers.

Mike received his JD with High Distinction from Ohio Northern University and a B.A. summa cum laude from Ohio University. Mike is a frequent speaker on cutting edge labor and employment issues in Cleveland and to national employer groups.