President & COO, Team Horner™
As President and Chief Operating Officer, Mike is responsible for the performance of all of the companies that fall under the Team Horner™ Group of Companies umbrella. Mike started in 1979, fresh out of high school, unloading trucks in Team Horner™’s original building. By way of an ROTC Scholarship, Mike graduated from the University of Miami in 1986, with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree, majoring in Finance. Upon graduation Mike was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army and left Team Horner™. He served as a Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot with most of his duty overseas. He left the Army as a Captain in 1991. Mike returned to Team Horner™ and held sales positions domestically in West Palm Beach, FL and internationally as Regional Sales Manager in the Middle East. He was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing for AquaCal® / AutoPilot® Manufacturing.
After a break in service with Team Horner™, Mike returned to the Team in 2011, as Area Manager for HornerXpress®
Central Florida. He was promoted to Vice President of HornerXpress®
Branches in 2013 and became President of Team Horner™ in April of 2015. Mike is hands on, and believes in leading by example. “When they think it can’t be done, SHOW them that it can be done”. Mike loves the company culture and truly understands what a unique and special place Team Horner™ is.