Mick is a native to Nebraska earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has worked for the Nebraska Department of Roads for 17 years. The first 10 years of his career he worked in the Expressway and Interstate Sections of the Roadway Design Division. For the past 7 years he has been the Pavement Design Engineer in the Materials and Research Division. In his free time, he enjoys camping with his family and working on home improvement projects.