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Shirkey, Mike (R)State Representative District 65
Rep. Shirkey was first elected to the Michigan House in 2010.
Mike is the founder and owner of Orbitform, a leading engineering company that manufactures forming, fastening, joining and assembly equipment for a wide range of industries and applications. The company provides world-class prototype engineering services for assembly of parts and specialized forming and fastening. Mike also worked for General Motors in various management and engineering roles for 13 years.
Shirkey earned a bachelor's degree from General Motors Institute (GMI) in 1978, and a master of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1979.
Mike is the proud father of three and devoted husband of 34 years to Sue. Mike and Sue also have several grandchildren
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