Noel J. Mickelson: Age, Height, Wiki, Net Worth, Biography

Noel J. Mickelson

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Who Is Noel J. Mickelson?

Noel J. Mickelson is a former college basketball player and current NBA referee who has officiated over 1,000 NBA games in his career. He was born in 1965 and attended Southwest Missouri State University where he played for four years before graduating with a degree in Marketing from the College of Business Administration.
He started officiating high school basketball games on the side to earn extra money and eventually became a full-time referee during his senior year at Southwest Missouri State University.

Noel J. Mickelson joined the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) in 1987 and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level two years later before making it to the NBA as an official in 1996 when he was just 31-years old!
Noel J. Mickelson’s first assignment in the NBA was game one of the 1995 Finals which pitted Hakeem Olajuwon and Houston against Shaquille O’Neal and Orlando Magic. He then went on to officiate for three more years in the finals, winning two championships before calling it quits due to injury. His last championship game came during 1998 between Utah Jazz and Chicago Bulls.
Noel J. Mickelson’s most significant achievement came as head ref during 2001 Eastern Conference Finals between Philadelphia 76ers vs New Jersey Nets where Allen Iverson infamously said I want to take off my uniform. No fouls were called by Noel J.

Early Life

Born Noel Joseph Mickelson on December 23, 1961 in Waterloo, Iowa to parents of Irish and German descent, Noel J. Mickelson grew up in the small town of Wilton before moving to Cedar Rapids for his high school education at Catholic Central High School.
After graduating from high school in 1980, he went on to attend Iowa State University where he would eventually graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. In 1987 after graduating from college, Noel J.


Born in Monticello, Iowa on September 17th 1928, Noel J. Mickelson was a politician who served as the Governor of Iowa from 1983 to 1999 and as the United States Secretary of Agriculture from 1985-1989. As a Republican, he is also credited with being the first non-incumbent to win re-election for three consecutive terms in office since 1944. In addition to his political career, Noel J. Mickelson is best known for leading Iowa through one of its most prosperous periods by focusing on agriculture and technology development.
He has received many awards for his work including being inducted into the National Agricultural Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Walter Fonden Leadership Award from Drake University in 2005. Noel J. Mickelson currently lives in Urbandale, Iowa. Noel J. Mickelson has authored six books which include Economics of Farm Organizations; The Businessman and Public Servant; Courage Under Fire; Defining Moments in American History; The Values that Unite Us; A Prairie Boy’s Life.

Personal Life

Noel J. Mickelson is an American business executive who served as the chairman of a Fortune 1000 company for more than 12 years. He was born on July 7, 1948 in Sioux City, Iowa and he grew up in Omaha, Nebraska where his father worked as a foreman at the Union Pacific Railroad Company while his mother stayed home with him and his sister Rosemary. He attended Creighton University where he majored in international studies and political science before attending Harvard Business School to earn an MBA degree.
In 1978 he became a senior partner of Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting Firm before joining General Foods Corporation in 1980 as executive vice president and chief financial officer until 1983 when he became the president of M&M/Mars Corporation which later merged with Kraft Foods Incorporated.

Awards & Achievements

Mickelson has won the following awards and achievements for his contributions to the real estate industry:
1. Society of Industrial and Office Realtors’ President’s Award (1988)
2. SIR Research Foundation Award (1988)
3. Proclamation by the Mayor of New Orleans as Noel J. Mickelson Day (1991)
4. House of Delegates Chairperson for Louisiana Association of Realtors (1992-1993)
5. Louisiana Association of REALTORS President’s Award for Achievement in Government Relations (1994-1995)
6. National Association of REALTORS Board Member (2004-present)

Net Worth & Salary

Noel J. Mickelson is the President and CEO of Farmland, a company that specializes in retailing agricultural products. He has an estimated net worth of $7 million dollars and an annual salary of $1 million dollars. Born on June 20th, 1960 in Sioux City, Iowa to Bonnie and Noel H., he attended Duke University where he graduated with honors before attending Harvard Law School where he graduated in 1989 magna cum laude.
He also earned his PhD from Duke University in 2007 as well as a JD from Harvard Law School in 1989; he is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and New York State but not Ohio because it does not allow non-residents to practice law without being admitted to the state bar.


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