The newest member of the A.G.T. family is Mike Collier, our new Production and Inventory Assistant. His responsibilities include quality control, shipping, purchasing and receiving. Mike’s previous experience in the Army and in the food distribution industry gives him many of the tools necessary to perform these tasks, and he is capable of assisting in other areas as needed.
Mike is originally from northwest Ohio near Lima where he graduated from Allen East High School. After high school he joined the U.S. Army and served as an Infantryman in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He was deployed to Panama and Egypt for peace keeping operations. He served two years in Germany where he helped trained American and European military forces for their normal NATO commitments, as well as peace keeping operations in Bosnia. His training includes Airborne, Air Assault and is a recipient of the Expert Infantryman Badge.
After 8 years in the Army, Mike attended The Ohio State University where he studied History and German. In 2012 Mike married Jessica, and became the father to his wife’s daughter Lila. In April 2013, they gave birth to a baby girl named Merida. Besides spending time with his family, Mike is an avid reader of fantasy and military history with a special interest in Napoleonic and medieval history. During the fall he can be found rooting on his favorite football teams The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Green Bay Packers. He also enjoys painting and modeling miniatures for war games.