Michael is a Louisville native. He is married to his wife Judi, and they have two adult children, Emily and Joseph. After graduating from St. Xavier High School in Louisville, he went to college at Xavier University in Cincinnati, graduating with a BSBA in Labor Relations/ Human Resources. After graduation, he moved back to Louisville.
He chose his major in college based on a desire to help people, as well as a fascination with the law. Upon graduation from Xavier, he began work in the service sector and has remained dedicated to helping others for over 30 years.
Michael’s primary focus for the past 20 years has been working with non-profit organizations to help them achieve their fundraising goals. This has helped further develop his love of helping organizations realize their dreams through fundraising.
Michael is involved in his church community at Our Lady of Lourdes, and in civic activities as an officer and club member with the Kiwanis Club of Louisville. He is also proud to serve as a Board member with the Kiwanis Club of Louisville Foundation, the Louisville Deaf Oral School Foundation, and the Heuser Hearing and Language Academy, and as a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and the Fund Raising Executives of Metro Louisville (FREML).