Mike is the founder and CEO of DecisionPoint Wellness Center. In addition to being the Center’s chief executive and administrator, Mike is a published author, an inspirational keynote speaker, certified alcohol and drug counselor, and a master-level executive life coach. After winning his 35-year battle against alcoholism, Mike felt called to help individuals and families battling addiction. His personal and professional experience makes him uniquely qualified to understand and serve the special needs of the Center’s clients which is why he decided to open a different kind of outpatient treatment center in 2015. His vision for an innovative program featuring flexible schedules, and clinical excellence at an exceptional value is known as The Decision Point Difference.
Prior to dedicating his life to fighting the disease of addiction, Mike enjoyed a hugely successful career as an executive with some of the world’s largest companies and best known brands like Hallmark Cards, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Group, PepsiCo, and ConAgra Foods. Mike graduated with honors from Georgia State University with a B.A. in liberal arts and business. Mike is clinically trained as an addiction counselor with a CADC II certification as well as being a certified as an anger management specialist. He is a member of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia (ADACBGA), the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA), the Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), and the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC).