Mr. Figer and his family live in Dripping Springs, outside of Austin. In his professional life, he is the owner local CPA firm, Figer & Company which specializes in accounting, tax, virtual CFO and financial services to individuals and small, entrepreneurial businesses. He is a 1976 graduate of the Business Honors program at the University of Texas at Austin.
He has been active in local affairs since 1990 with various organizations including the Dripping Springs ISD School Board, DSISD Education Foundation, Greater Dripping Springs Community and various community groups. His wife, Cindy, owns a Dripping Springs-based gourmet food business, New Canaan Farms, producing upscale food products for the specialty food industry.
They are both active at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Austin. Mike has served as the church pianist for over 25 years for both the contemporary and traditional worship services. Mike is an active deacon and past bible study leader to young adults and college students. Cindy is currently chair of the Building Committee about to embark on Phase 2 of a master construction/renovation project. They have three grown children and seven grandchildren.