Michael has worked in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors for more than 15 years. Throughout his career, Michael has supported organizations in realizing their vision and has proven himself as a leader skilled in: aligning operations and human capital talent and investments to maximize impact; syncing strategies with market trends to realize growth; and, generating revenue and resources by developing relationships, programs and campaigns.
During his tenure at Changing Our World, Michael has provided counsel to clients including: CARE; amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research; The Salvation Army; Covenant House; and, numerous secondary and higher education institutions and Catholic Archdiocesan and Diocesan campaigns.
Previously, Michael managed a portfolio of major gift prospects in support of Carnegie Mellon University’s $1 billion Inspire Innovation campaign. In addition to his prospect management responsibilities, he served as a development liaison to the School of Music and was a member of the Tepper School of Business development team.
Michael graduated with distinction from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College where he earned a Master of Public Management degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Management. He also holds a Bachelor of Music degree from New England Conservatory of Music and completed the Advanced Management Program of Omnicom University, a program designed and taught by faculty of the Harvard Business School. Michael resides just outside of Pittsburgh, PA with his wife, Laura; their daughters Abbey and Emma; and their son, Miles.