Mike Ives has been an active Knight for over 12 years and now proudly serves Brother Knights and their families in the historic triangle of Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown as a Knights of Columbus Field Agent with the Abbate Agency. Mike assists families in achieving their financial goals and aspirations while educating on the process of securing a financial future and furthering the vision of Father Michael McGivney.
Mike was born in Covington, Kentucky and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from Eastern Illinois University, he began his sales and sales leadership career with AT&T. He has extensive business experience including work with both Verizon and Ricoh USA.
Mike and his wife of 33 years, Kathy, are parents to Mathew and Caitlin. Kathy spent over 25 years with AT&T and she is currently an Account Manager with Windstream Communications. Kathy and Mike moved to Chesapeake in 1998 and attend St. Therese Catholic Church, where they are very active in Church ministries.
Mike joined the Knights of Columbus in 2008. His roles in council and state leadership have included serving as Grand Knight and District Deputy. As a Field Agent, Mike is responsible for the following councils: St. Bede #6828, St. Olaf #12589, and St. Joan of Arc #7469.
Knights of Columbus Abbate Agency
350 McLaws Cr., Ste. 1
Williamsburg, VA 23185