Mike Ciriello has undergraduate degrees in International Relations and Public Affairs from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Mike grew up in Connecticut, but moved to North Carolina in 1989. He has a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from NC State University with a focus on regional, environmental, transportation planning, and urban design. Mike’s worked in the private sector for a large developer in Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham and in the public sector. He’s a photographer likes kayaking, hiking, and travel to unusual places. He’s an NCSU / ACC fan and loves the NHL Carolina Hurricanes hockey and NFL Charlotte Panthers.