Mike Haarer serves as both the Director for the Compass Rose Academy and a licensed mental health counselor. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Arts degree in counseling from Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind. He married his wife Emily in 2006, who worked as a middle school math teacher at White’s until their daughter Corabelle Rose was born in 2011. Mike and Emily are originally from the Fort Wayne area and still enjoy spending time there with their families. They are actively involved in their local church in Wabash, where Mike leads worship and they host a small fellowship group.