Although Mike grew up in Parkersburg, WV, he and his wife Becky, a home
health nurse, have lived in Fairmont for more than 25 years and raised 3 sons in
this community. Mike has always been active in the community through the
church and has had several activities in the local nursing homes. He is currently
serving as a director for the Fairmont Board of Realtors.
Stivers attended WVU and also served in the US Peace Corps in Ecuador. He has
training through the WV Presbytery as a lay preacher and on occasion fills in for
churches where needed on Sundays. He says his training through the church has
helped him a lot in his Real estate career by teaching him to be a better listener.
He says it is vital to listen well before you can truly understand the needs and
wants of his clients and work to meet those.