Michael has over 15 years of experience in leadership, management and strategic growth. Previously he has served as EVP, Strategy at Design Center in Minneapolis; Vice President, Sales & Marketing at BevSource in St. Paul; and Vice President, Business Development & Client Relationship Management at Clockwork in Minneapolis, as well as worked as a consultant and author. He holds an M.F.A. from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. from Mercyhurst College.