Mike and Clarisse bought Northgate Laundry in the fall of 2006. Clarisse quickly submerged herself in the day to day operations of the business while mike remained in the military through the fall of 2008. Once retired after 23 years in the Army, Mike took over the maintenance portion of the business. Both Mike and Clarisse have a history of family ran businesses and hope to pass down a healthy work ethic and knowledge base to their children.
Both graduated from high school in Tucson; Mike from Santa Rite 1983 and Clarisse from Immaculate Heart 1982. Clarisse continued on to the University of Arizona were she studied liberal arts and Mike joined the Army in 1985 thru 2008 with continued studies in business.