Mike joined PayneWest Insurance Agency in January 2001. Prior to joining PayneWest Insurance, he was a PGA club professional at a local public golf course. He learned about the insurance business from a small independent agency my family owns in Chelan Washington. Focusing on construction accounts most of his insurance career, Mike has specialized in surety for the last five years. He is active in our local community volunteering for several local boards including a local public hospital, various local construction associations and has been on the board of directors for Washington State Independent Agents Association for the last four years. He spends much of his free time with his wife and extended family, or on the golf course with co-workers and clients.