Mike Cardenas has spent his entire career making cars look amazing. Mike has been recognized by duPont REGISTRY as one of the top 20 detailers in North America. Mike is a factory-trained XPEL installer, Griot's Garage certified trainer, certified detailer through SONAX USA, Meguiar's, and Ceramic Pro, and was the first student of the highly distinguished Esoteric Elite Detailer Academy. Mike contributes to several detailing blogs and websites, conducts workshops and clinics to help educate on both a local and an international stage at events such as the SEMA Show, and he has been featured in magazines, interviews, videos and the television show Competition Ready on the Velocity Channel. Mike is an avid car enthusiast and serves as a technical car care consultant for various car clubs, including Ferrari, Porsche, and Lamborghini and others. He is trained and certified by the Porsche Club of America as Concours Judge. He also enjoys playing the guitar, recording music, and is a die-hard soccer fan.