Mike’s primary vocation is as the Senior Partner with Perkins, Lund, Collar and Associates PLLC, a public accounting firm in Raleigh NC. He has been practicing public accounting since 1975. In addition, he has worked as a Registered Representative from 2001 to 2014 with Trusted Securities Advisors Corporation in New York, NY (2001-2003), MONY Securities Corporation in New York, NY (2003-2004), 1717 Capital Management Company in Durham, NC (2004-2007) and Hornor Townsend and Kent, Inc. in Durham, NC (2007-2014). In addition, he has worked as an Insurance Agent since 2004, with Nationwide Provident (2004-2007) and Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. (2007-present).
Mike graduated from North Carolina State University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Business Administration.
He has been active in many civic organizations including the Raleigh Jaycees, Miss North Carolina Pageant, PTA, Capital Area Soccer League, Governor Morehead Foundation and the Rotary Club of the Capital City. Mike is married with one son and four grandchildren. In his spare time Mike enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. Mike and his wife Barbara are members of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. They reside in Raleigh, NC.