Mike founded the Urban LaunchLab which empowers local entrepreneurs to help transform their communities through social entrepreneurship and job creation. The Lab is a program of Metro Community Development Inc. – Compton where Mike serves as co-founder the community development director.

For the last 20+ years, he has lived and raised his family in infamous Compton, CA where he started as a youth development worker.

He also is the founder of the Compton Soccer Club, and social enterprises Neema Consulting, a social entrepreneurship/corporate social responsibility boutique, Compton Proud Apparel and Sitetility Internet, a web design business.