• “Are you over it yet?”
    Mike Rinder never apologized

    Theresa Pratt
    Mike Rinder was “routinely abusive”

    While working for him in a secretarial capacity he was routinely abusive to myself and others either just straight out verbally as well as physically threatening and abusive regardless of whether you were a woman or man.

    One of the first instances I experienced directly from him was when I was new in working for him in a secretarial capacity. I had some work to do not related to his needs, during my lunch break. When I returned to my office, he was furious and was yelling madly, incessantly about how I hadn't informed him where I was.

    He pounded the desk with his fist so hard the computer terminal blew up and then grabbed the telephone from one of the desks and threw it across the room.

    He pounded the desk with his fist so hard the computer terminal blew up and then grabbed the telephone from one of the desks and threw it across the room. Both the telephone and computer had to be replaced. It was completely shocking and it terrified me as I had just gone down the hall and was industriously taking care of another matter during my own meal break and as I returned, he suddenly had this psychotic outbreak. I was stunned and then went on with my business for the day at my desk less than a few feet away from his. At about dinner time he asked, "Are you over it yet?" and I said "No." Mike Rinder never apologized.