Mike joined Okuma in 2018 after successful stints in management for Auto Zone and management/business development for Performance Friction Corporation, a manufacturer of friction components such as pads, rotors and calipers for braking systems. He holds a B.S. in Business Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In his current role as Business Development Specialist for Aftermarket Parts Mike works to raise awareness of Okuma’s service and parts offerings. His favorite part of the job is seeing the passion that Okuma customers have for their machine tools and the extreme loyalty to the brand.