Born into the industry in 1973 and the son of a Hall of Fame inductee Mike was well positioned to carry on his father’s legacy and more so to create his own! He is also unique in that he grew up not far from Boston yet speaks regular English! A second generation tower and company owner Mike runs and operates Ted’s Towing in Southborough MA.
Mike has been a valuable resource for the industry both locally in his home state of Massachusetts and Nationally. He was instrumental in forming the Statewide Towing Associations Training Academy and became one of the early trainers after assisting in getting the curriculum approved and required by towers servicing the MA State Police.
Mike was instrumental in forming the MA Crisis Management Team that reacts and assists families of towers who have lost a love one with funeral processions and protocol’s regarding driver’s behaviors and dress when attending as well as organizing the logistics and law enforcement needs for all. He was instrumental in organizing the STA’s annual charity golf event which sells out and has raised thousands of dollars for families, individuals, and children in need. Should also be noted that the reigning champion is standing at the podium…
Mike has organized Toy Drives and fundraisers for medical patients and cancer patients and one of his most memorable activities was organizing a toy drive for the victims of hurricane Sandy. When it came time to collect and c-ordinate all the toys donated by towers in MA and RI Mike took the reins and not only built wooden boxes to house them all but led the procession in delivering them to New Jersey.
An avid cyclist Mike trained for and participated in the Pan Mass Challenge a 200 mile bike ride which has raised as much as 50 Million dollars for cancer patients and the Dana Farber Cancer Foundation!
Mike has received numerous accolades for his achievements along the way and in 2016 was presented the Tow Times “Rising Star” award! Additionally Mike is an active member of the TIM Task Force for the State of MA.