Mike Stone is a native of Baltimore City and an alumnus of the Baltimore Waldorf School's first graduating 8th grade class. He is a graduate of Calvert Hall High School, and Guildford College with BA in Religious Studies. In 2006, he completed his MBA at Loyola University in Maryland's Sellinger School of Business. Mike has spent the majority of his professional career in the non-profit sector in the experiential education and youth development field. He is currently the Eastern Regional Event Manager for BidPal Networks, a technology company providing fundraising solutions to the non-profit sector. Mike has also worked for Outward Bound, the Maryland Mentoring Partnership as the Director of Training and Corporate Partnership, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake, fulfilling program management, training, and instructor roles. Mike has a passion for the wilderness setting and enjoys skiing, sailing, hiking, rock climbing, and mountaineering.