Michael returned to college to obtain his Master of Public Administration at the University of North Georgia after being away from a college since 1976. He is working as Mentor for Mountain Ed High School in Forsyth County, plus he runs his own consulting company handling specials projects including home improvement projects, and specialized research programs. He worked in the private sector for 30+ years handling special projects in marketing and sales. He is an active chapter member of a vibrant and energetic management team leading the Georgia Chapter. He is married to Kathryn Faass, an artist and also a Graduate of the University of North Georgia.