Mike has over 50 years of children services experience, managing children’s services domestically and internationally. He was previously Vice President of Buckner International and led the team that developed and managed Buckner’s international and domestic adoption program as well as it’s orphan care ministry. His experience in childcare is both in the public and private sector and he has worked with many governments to consult and initiate innovative programs and promote best practices. He is a founding board member of the Christian Alliance for Orphans and serves on the advisory board of Faith to Action. He is a founder of Orphan Outreach and has served as its president for 14 years. He has a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and an undergraduate degree from Sam Houston State University.