Michael Heitz was born in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1949 and grew up in various areas of the country, including South Bend, Milwaukee, Los Angeles and Peoria. He graduated from Spalding Institute in 1967, where he was active in wrestling and football. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1971 with a B.S. degree in accountancy and headed up the production of the school yearbook. In 1980, he graduated from Fordham University School of Law. His employment history includes working for major national accounting firms; namely, Haskins & Sells, Aetna Life in Hartford; Coopers & Lybrand in Hartford, New York and Philadelphia; and Arthur Andersen, TIAA CREFF and Voya Financial in New York. Mike and his wife Nancy live in Darien and have three children and three grandchildren. He belongs to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Noroton Manor Neighborhood Association and the Darien Finance & Budget Committee. In his spare time, Mike enjoys hiking, kayaking, travel and history. Sponsored by Bert von Stuelpnagel.