Mike is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) and the country’s first and only Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) in InDesign. He first became an ACE more than a decade ago, while working as a technical support engineer at Adobe Customer Support Center (2001–2007).
Besides his certifications and technical experience, Mike has considerable design experience, having done layouts as part of a service bureau, and later as a freelance designer. In the past few years, Mike has branched out, holding positions as diverse as Digital Space Manager for a magazine, CG Marketing Director, and Client Relations Manager.
Since joining PCCI’s faculty in 2003, Mike has taught over 60 InDesign classes.