Michael graduated from University of Missouri in 1997 (BSBA).
He was Territory Sales Manager with Hormel Foods in Southern California from1997-1998. Michael was Regional Manager with Decker Foods 1998-1999. From 1999-2009 he was Regional Manager with Rich Products before transitioning to Zone Director. From there he moved to Heinz North America as Southeast Sales Director, 2009-2012. Michael is now Vice President of Segments for Advantage Waypoint in Nashville, TN.