Mike Maykish was born and raised in New Jersey. In 1982, he joined the US Navy where he studied electronics while stationed in Jacksonville.
Four years later, Mike returned to New Jersey and worked as a diesel/heavy truck mechanic for seven years. At the same time, he attended DeVry Technical Institute, receiving an Associates Degree in Digital Electronics.
In 2000, Mike moved back to Florida and began working in the security field. He spent five years growing the access control department for a local locksmith company. He then moved on to work as an installer and service technician for a security integrator company eventually becoming a lead service technician.
Mike transitioned to an Operations Coordinator position and then Sales Support Engineer after undergoing back surgery that inhibited him from field work.
Mike joined the Critical Alert family in 2017 as a Technical Estimator and backup CAD operator. He is a part of the TSG (Technical Services Group) team.