Mike Burton, JD
Forbes School of Business
Mike Burton is currently an Assistant Professor in the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University. He received a BA from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctor (JD) from Valparaiso University. Prior to coming to Ashford, he practiced law for several years and then worked in the business sector. His diverse professional and educational background enables him to instruct a variety of courses, but his primary areas of interest are in business law, sports and recreation management, and sales/marketing. Besides instructing traditional Clinton campus classes, he also teaches in the accelerated online programs. His wife, Michelle, and their four children provide him with the inspiration to always strive to do his best as an instructor. He is very motivated by the opportunity to teach others and to create a quality learning experience.