Mitch was born July 29, 1954 in Glen Cove, NY. He was raised in Bethpage, Long Island NY and graduated Bethpage High School class of 1972. Attended collage at Southern Connecticut University and Yale University and received a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Biological Sciences. Mitch moved to Tucson in 1976 to attend the University of Arizona for graduate studies and Masters program in Business. Additionally he received his Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).
He and his spouse Cathy have been members of Or Chadash since 2001, they recently celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary. Daughter Rhonda became a Bat Mitzvah January 3rd 2004 and now resides in Los Angeles, CA.
Mitch was the 5th President of the Congregations Board of Directors from 2005-2007. Over the past 17 years Mitch and Cathy have served on numerous committees most recently chairing the Casino Night Gala.
Mitch is engaged in several community, business, and professional organizations. The main reason for a long successful marriage.