Formerly a college English and
Communications Skills teacher, he has authored a college
text book on Travel and Tourism and a biographical novel.
His literary works have been published in newspapers, as
well as national and international magazines.
motorcycle rider for over 45-years he now specializes in
writing, public speaking focusing on motorcycle rides across
America with particular interest in local history and
veteran oriented issues and causes. He has
served on the South Dakota Tourism Advisory Board, is a past
president of the Keystone Chamber of Commerce and the South
Dakota Campground Owner's Association, and was the Public
Relations Director and instructor at National American
University. An Army veteran he was an international
travel writer for the U.S. Army being published regularly in
magazines and the European Edition of Stars and Stripes.
He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for excellence in
Mitchell has been a national motivational speaker
specializing in Employee Retention and Motivation always
with a motorcycle twist. He once rode a motorcycle
into a banquet room before giving a presentation. His
goal is to write a "You Are Here" motorcycle riding series
with Black Hills Motorcycle RIDES being his flagship book.
He combines a unique blend of "nuts and bolts" logic with a
mix of humor and a keen insight into local history and the
motorcycle riding experience.
Dedicated to Vietnam veteran and POW/MIA issues, his current
book, Privilege of the Brave: Vietnam, is an anthology of
Vietnam veteran combat stories and experiences. **Put
the title of the book in italics.