I was born and raised in Palmyra and Spanish Fork. My parents are John and Lenna Mendenhall. I graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1998, attended Utah Valley University in 1999 before serving an LDS mission to Minnesota. I have worked in finance in Spanish Fork since 2006. I am a licensed Financial Advisor in Spanish Fork.

I have been married to Amber Geslison of Spanish Fork for 18 years and we have three children, Nash, Monroe, and Jagger. I enjoy sports, playing them with my kids, golf, and the outdoors with my family.

Below are a few of the ways Mike has served the community over the last decade:

  • In 2014 Mike was elected to serve on the Spanish Fork City Council. He is in second term, eighth year of service.
  • In 2011 Mike served as President of the Spanish Fork Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • In 2011 Mike and Amber served as Fiesta Days Chairmen.
  • In 2020 Mike served as the President of the Spanish Fork Rotary Club and received the Paul Harris Fellow award.
  • In 2020 Mike served as the President of the Utah League of Cities and Towns.

On the City Council Mike currently serves on the following boards and committees:

  • RAP Program Committee
  • Parks & Recreation Committee
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Personnel Committee
  • Seniors Board
  • Utah League of Cities and Towns (President)
  • Mayor Pro Tem

Current Term: 2018 – 2021