Founder and CEO
Academic and Professional Background
Michael’s background is in business operations, education, technology implementation and support, and business development. For twenty years in management of mid-sized technology corporations his focus was on creating and operating highly effective and efficient organizations serving high-end clients. For fifteen years he has taught from elementary to graduate school, in class and online, and at private, public, and charter schools.
He has an M.A. from the Annenberg School at USC in Communications Management and a B.A. from UC Santa Barbara in Speech Communications.
Michael has complimented his working career with a life of public service as the board chair of two non-profits, a school board chair, and a high school district trustee. He volunteers in his local community to support healthy economic growth, talent development, and improved quality of life. His top Strengths are Strategic, Learner, Maximizer, Achiever, and Command. He is a strong and supportive leader, an excellent problem-solver and strategic thinker, is broadly knowledgeable, and works well with motivated people, helping them to achieve their goals.