Mike Brock is the co-Owner and founder and merchant of White Elephant, Downtown Waco, TX -- art, home decor and gifts made by artisans/makers from Waco, Texas and the US. He is conflict Management and Resolution Certified, Purdue University. During his spare time he enjoys traveling the US and abroad, visiting and exploring local culture and art and enjoying different locales and making and meeting new friends. He has been in retail leadership for 20+ years in corporate retail most recently as an award winning District Manager for Ulta Beauty, before turning his focus into his new retail venture and supporting individuals for personal growth in business and community. Additionally, Mike has had numerous economic and community involvement and development partnerships in his home state of Indiana to help individuals and business leaders develop and grow. Mike has been with his incredible partner with Andrew for over 4 years.
Waco Pride is an important and vital thread in the tapestry of the community that makes Waco so great. From the visibility and strength in their mission and vision to shine a light in the growing LGBTQIA+ community stronger. Mike is proud to be a vessel and conduit in the community by representing the downtown business group and beyond to bridge and connect all people together to become stronger.