Mike Ball has a distinguished and honored career as a Navy Reservist earning the rank of Colonel prior to his retirement after 20 years of service(12 active). During his time as a navy officer he earned his Masters of Science degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, CA. In addition to an honorable career in military service Mike also worked as a commercial industrial real estate agent and currently as a Personal Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services.
He is a LIFE Member of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and currently serving as elected Treasurer for the Contra Costa Chapter – MOAA. As well as the treasurer of the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek-Sunrise and Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County. Mike enjoys combining traveleing with sailing. He and his wife, Karen reside in Walnut Creek and have two adult sons: Christopher and Nathan.