As the leader of Carroll Technologies Group, Michael R. Hastings relies on his 30 plus years of experience in the mining industry. Earlier in his career Mike served as the General Manager & Managing Director of a major mining equipment manufacturer and has filled other management roles at the VP and President level. Mike has worked with mining companies all over the globe, having travelled extensively for nearly the last 20 years. Mike graduated from Southwest Missouri University with a B.S. in Marketing Management and a minor in ROTC. Mike served in the United States Army as a Captain and he was a Liaison Officer for West Point Military Academy. He has been married to his wife, Susan since 1970 and is a proud father of two and grandfather of two. Mike has served as Vice President on several Chamber Boards, WVU Advisory Board, various church boards, and is a member of the West Virginia Coal Association, the Kentucky Coal Association, and the Rotary Club.