Mitch and his wife, Noelle, have been married for over 30 years and live in DeRidder. They have three married children and two granddaughters.
Mitch started out as a schoolteacher and coach before spending 16 years as a worship pastor in Texas and Louisiana. In 2001, he developed the Short-Cut Capo for Kyser Musical Products and has been teaching this guitar method at worship conferences and music shows across the country. He has written for Worship Musician Magazine since 2004.
Mitch accepted Christ and was baptized at the age of 7 at College Park Baptist Church in Houston, Texas.