A business owner and entrepreneur in Austin for over 35 years Mike’s most coveted role is that of father and grandfather. He is an artist and avid golfer. He is a past board member of the Austin Metro YMCA, past president of the Oak Hill Youth Sports Association, and member of First United Methodist Church.
Mike’s career started selling typewriters in Houston in the early 1970’s. He moved to the business forms industry in the 1980’s and learn the printing business. In 1986 he and Cheryl established there first company Texas Office Products. They sold the company to Precept, a national business forms distributor in 1993. In 1999 Mike and Cheryl started Printgraphics. Their son Travis joined them shortly afterwards. In 2008 they established a business relationship with the Vernon Company, a 107 year old promotional products company. Today their product lines include promotional products, printing and business forms.
Mike and his wife Cheryl have been married 38 years and business partners for most of that time. They live in southwest Austin near his “second home” the Grey Rock Golf Club. When Mike is not at his desk or easel you will find him on the first tee. If you want the best enchiladas or the coldest beer in Austin call Mike he knows where to find just about anything!
You can see Mike's landscapes at: Michael J. Etie Fine Arts.