Mike has been working as an independent insurance agent since 1979. He began his career in a family insurance business handling multiple lines for individuals and businesses. They recently combined their agency with Hartauer Insurance Agency and continue to represent clients and their insurance needs.
He has lived and worked in the Illinois Valley area for over 60 years. Mike and his wife have four children and eight grandchildren that keep them busy in their spare time. Mike has held past and present memberships in many community organizations including youth sports, church, and was a past director of Illinois Independent Agents Association.
Mike has an Associates Degree from Illinois Valley Community College, a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Western Illinois University, and a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.