A co-founder at Beroe, Mitch is also CEO of the International Academy of Public Safety, Inc., an online educational center of excellence for public safety professionals, and the founder of NanoPhrades, a strategic partner to private equity firms, delivering research, insight, and strategy development services.
An accomplished scholar and professional leader with over 25 years of academic and business experiences, Mitch is recognized for high-profile turnaround achievements affecting revenue, stability, and profitability. Mitch speaks 4 languages and holds a Black Belt in Taekwondo and Aikido. He has a passion for cooking, fine red wine, hiking, water sports, and big band music. He is also an honorary member of the United States Army Special Operations Command. He is a proud father of two accomplished sons.
Mitch grew up in Norman, Oklahoma completing all of his education in the Mid-West. He moved to NC in late 1980's to become a professor at North Carolina State University where he became the youngest professor to be inducted into its Academy of Outstanding Teachers.