Mike's career experience also includes having served as a senior consultant and conference manager for the World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Mike has provided startup leadership to two consortiums and two 501(c)(3) charities. He has provided strategic planning services to 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), 501(c)(6), and for-profit companies. Mike has also helped start a social entrepreneurial business as a wholly-owned subsidiary of a non-profit organization. He was a driving force in creating three separate for-profit businesses and growing them into profitable, multi-million dollar corporations. He has provided sales and marketing consulting services, most recently to the National 4-H Council, which is the largest youth-serving organization in the US.