With over 17 years of experience in the educational sales industry, Mike joined the Kaplan team with a wealth of knowledge in helping educators reach their goals. Prior to coming to Kaplan, Mike and his wife owned and operated a children's bookstore. Mike earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information and Business from West Virginia Wesleyan College. Having always been motivated to help children discover new opportunities to grow, Mike takes pride in helping educators build their dream outdoor classrooms.
When he's not designing playgrounds, Mike enjoys spending time outdoors in his hometown of Winston-Salem, NC, with his wife, two children, and three dogs. He likes spending his free time carving tikis and building decks and sheds.
The territory Mike covers for Playgrounds by Kaplan spans the east coast and includes Puerto Rico. From playground design and planning to site preparation and installation, Mike provides playground solutions from start to finish. Whether you're searching for a full-service experience with Kaplan or just need drop-ship services directly from the manufacturer to your site for your own installation, Mike will provide you with all of the high-quality services and products you need to meet regulations and create a fun and safe playground. Mike always encourages both potential and current customers to reach out to him anytime with playground-related questions or concerns.