THE IRONFIST™ TEAM

Team

The IRONFIST™ team has gotten thousands of families out of abusive contracts in other industries over the last two decades. We have now extrapolated the model to streamline the attorney-based service and work with student loans, where we saw the greatest pain.
Mike Cantrell

Mike Cantrell

Chief Executive

Mike Cantrell is a veteran consumer rights advocate and accomplished social entrepreneur. He has founded companies responsible for cancelling thousands of abusive contracts in other industries. Throughout his career, he has leveraged his experience as a business owner, documentarian and advocate to raise awareness, build audiences, foster partnerships, and grow organizations. His passion for social justice has helped him drive positive change for clients, business owners, and industries.

Mira Michel

Mira Michel

Client Specialist

Mira has managed operations and teams at independent film, travel and beauty companies. She was fortunate to graduate from an Ivy League university and believes education should be a force for good and should lead to positive outcomes. In view of the commodification of education, she wants students to be empowered to seek beneficial degrees and fair treatment. Mira values social justice and consumer rights.

Ryan Jones

Ryan Jones

Chief Technology

Ryan has over 20 years of experience developing and delivering software solutions for major US companies including Huntington Bank, Wendys and Nationwide just to name a few. Ryan has a BA in computer science from Ohio University and has a passion for developing social impact businesses and organizations.

John Lay

John Lay

Systems Manager

John has over 15+ years experience developing front and back end web platforms, databases, mobile apps, CRM structures, custom branded design aesthetic, responsive coding, custom programming, user interface testing, team management, and applicable interactive online training. He oversees day to day IT operations at IRONFIST & helps makes sure the wheels keep moving forward.

Joey Western

Joey Western

Business Development

Joey is an accomplished husband, father, consumer advocate and senior consultant at IRONFIST. He has years of experience working as a top-level executive in both commercial real estate and the home improvement industry. His deep knowledge of these industries gives Joey the insight necessary to assist our clients in achieving their goals.