Mike has worked in the crane and rigging industry for over 30 years. He began his career as an Ironworker/rigger in 1977. After 11 years in the field he worked in the development of training programs and instruction of inspection and Crane and Rigging operations for 9 years. In 1997 Mike went to work for I & I Sling/Slingmax. He is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Slingmax® Rigging Solutions and has 14 of years experience managing I & I Sling Inc. in Canton, Massachusetts and Knoxville, Tennessee. Mike has designed, developed and instructed crane and rigging programs for DOE, Slingmax® Rigging Solutions and the private industry. He is an affiliate member of ASME and a past President of the Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP). Mike is also the author of The Complete Rigger’s Reference Handbook.