As LACI’s Jobs Pipeline Manager, Mike is responsible for building relationships with startups and other green economy businesses to facilitate employment opportunities for LACI’s fellowship participants.
Mike earned his B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Lafayette College. Prior to LACI, he worked at Community Coalition in a communications role which included elevating South LA resident and small business perspectives to support the organization’s land use and economic development policy campaigns. He started in the LA nonprofit world at Chrysalis, assisting clients with their employment searches. Originally from Pittsburgh, he’s now called LA home for seven years and is passionate about ensuring that those who are too often excluded from economic growth opportunities have access to good jobs.