Mike Goodwin is a refreshingly funny comedian, speaker, and leader. His signature bowtie represents his expectation-defying brand of comedy that leaves a variety of audiences – from churches to corporate events to swanky galas – laughing hysterically and completely inspired, without a foul or vulgar word spoken. A native of Camden, South Carolina, holds a master’s degree in Education from the University of South Carolina, is a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a former secondary and higher education professional. He infuses his varied life experiences into his act, making him relatable to audiences from all walks of life. Using his ability to merge leadership and laughter, Mike is a powerful communicator whose primary goal is to leave places and people better than he found them. He’s appeared on BET, Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), was a finalist in the 2016 COZI TV comedy competition. Mike has shared stages with notable comedians such as Tim Hawkins, Todd Berry, and Michael Jr, and in 2017, he participated in the USO Europe Comedy Tour and the Captive Thoughts tour with John Crist. A southern gentleman with a curious mind, love for people, and heart for God, Mike “The Bowtie” Goodwin is in a class all his own. He resides in Columbia, SC with his beautiful wife Rozalynn and their two children.