Michael E. Coveyou was born and raised on a farm in Petoskey, MI. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics at Central Michigan University and worked in the telecommunication field, designing network software for GTE, Siemens and Nortel Networks. He was also an elementary school teacher. Mike has been involved in his home parish, Holy Family, in Hillsborough, NC, as a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 9549, a religious ed. teacher and Eucharistic minister. He is the proud father of two boys, Tim and Matt.