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Mike McCurley

senior creative director | scribologist

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

One doesn’t come across a genuine native of Phoenix too often, but as fate would have it, automätik found one! As one of automätik’s Senior Creative Directors, Mike the “scribologist” McCurley brings a fresh perspective and sense of witticism to the team.

Mike’s unique career background includes years of leadership and management experience, both in the retail and healthcare industries, as well as the automotive and property insurance fields. He graduated from Arizona State University in 2010 with a B.A. in American Studies with a Certificate in Ethnic Studies on the side. Anywhere and everywhere in between, writing has remained Mike’s steadfast passion, and his focus on delivering his best work for the client has remained relentlessly hooked for the long haul.

When Mike is not writing, designing, and creating within the sci-fi themed walls of his automätik office space, he is spending time in a house full of girls! Three spirited, adventurous daughters and an equally delightful, entrepreneurial wife keep Mike bustling and youthful (and occasionally sleep-deprived)! Outside the four walls, Mike has grand aspirations to travel around the world to further fuel his passion for extraordinary hiking excursions. One of his most recent treks to the summit of Mt. Whitney (the highest mountain in the contiguous United States, just to brag) is a prime example of Mike’s determined spirit.

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