Mike Manning is Trident’s Regional Manager of Strategic Military and Community Relations. Mike has worked with adult learners for over 17 years. As a working adult himself, Mike was able to complete an associates, bachelors, and masters degrees. He has even gone on to complete graduate certifications from Cornell and Harvard Business schools. The thing that Mike loves most about his job is that it not only changes the life of the student but changes the lives of their family and future generations.
Mike has coached youth sports for over seven years. He believes in creating an environment of positive reinforcement and drive; always advising them to set goals and overcome any obstacles they are faced with. For Mike a successful season is defined by the growth of character over the number of wins.
Mike’s experience in higher education drives him in his current role with the University where he can help others pursue their educational goals while providing information and mentorship to help them achieve those goals. He is passionate about education and is driven to share his story.