Mitchell was born and raised on the family farm in Jewell county. After graduating from Jewell High School, he went on to complete his Associates degree in Information and Network Technology from Manhattan Area Technical College and his Bachelors Degree from Kansas State University in Technology Management.
While attending school in Manhattan, Mitch worked as a computer repair technician at Staples. He progressed through the ranks and ended up managing at Staples in Garden City, KS, Lincoln, NE, and Manhattan, KS. Wanting to make his way back to his home town, he accepted an opportunity at Computer Solutions in Beloit.
Mitch is now working at LockIT, a company based out of Beloit and Concordia that he co-founded. Mitch also holds many professional certifications including his MCSA.