Mike founded Paradise Development Group, Inc. in 1988 in Safety Harbor, FL and leads all aspects of Paradise’s strategic planning. In addition to cultivating and managing key retail relationships, Mike oversees the financing and capital structures of Paradise’s projects nationwide and manages the company equity partner relationships. Mike received his Juris Doctorate from the Stetson University and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Florida Bar and is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker. Mike served on the boards of Ruth Eckerd Hall, Morton Plant Mease Hospitals Foundation, and the Notre Dame Engineering Advisory Council. He is also the past chair of the Community Impact Committee for the Morton Plant Mease Foundation Board.