Michael was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Michael started his career working with Accenture in their Small Business Consulting Division. His five years in consulting provided him with exposure to all aspects of business and grounded him in finance and administration. Michael’s skills include Real Estate Sales, Strategic Planning and Business Development. Michael is a creative marketing professional with proven success. He has strong Sales, Marketing and PR skills, is highly strategic, energetic, motivated and adaptable to different business environments.
Michael’s professional, entrepreneurial experience includes co-founding a regional Internet Service Provider from the ground up called OneWest.net, the largest ISP in the Intermountain West with a customer base of about 20,000 subscribers. He served as CEO and Chairman of the Board and sold the company.
His business and financial background has made him a skilled negotiator. He knows how to listen, and how to be firm without being adversarial – a valuable skill when you’re closing a real estate transaction.