Michael has nearly two decades of working with children and families in a variety of settings, including as a Children’s Pastor, Camp Counselor and speaker, VBS Director, Multi-Systemic Therapist & as a clinician. He was the first male to graduate from Olivet Nazarene University with a degree in children’s ministty. After serving as a Children’s pastor, he went on to obtain his Master or Arts in Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. While finishing up his counseling degree, Michael worked with his parents, Stan and Mary Remole, with the start up of Hooves of Hope. Following seminary, Michael worked in Columbus Ohio as a Multi-Systemic Therapist at The Buckeye Ranch, working with individuals 12-18 and their families. A majority of these youth were court ordered and were given one more chance before being placed in a residential treatment facility or long-term juvenile jail. The primary focus was to help change the family system to help assist the child change their delinquent and defiant behaviors.