Mike is a safety and field services technician for the Environmental Applications Division of Murray and Trettel. Mike is an instructor for tower climbing. Mike’s duties include tower climbing and rescue, onsite CPR and first aid care. Mike attended Triton College for fire science certification and Elgin College to become a licensed paramedic. He also attended College of the Air Force for electronic principles, and cable and antenna tower training. He is also certified as a fiber optics installer.
Mike worked as a volunteer firefighter with Stone Park and Carpentersville Fire Departments. While with the fire department, Michael became an EMT and Paramedic. Mike worked for several private ambulance companies and Our Lady of Resurrection Hospital emergency room, spanning 10 years in the medical field before joining the Air Force and changing careers to become a tower climber and instructor. These skills led Mike to his employment for Murray and Trettel. Mike still remains in the Air National Guard unit in Springfield, IL and he has completed two tours in Afghanistan. He has also completing his certification as a CPR and first aid trainer.
Mike is married to Michelle and has a 16 year old son named Joey who is a starting varsity football player in his sophomore year. Mike loves camping and the outdoors, and is working on continuing his education.