Michael grew up in Glencoe and attended New Trier High School. He went on to the University of Rochester where he graduated with a degree in Economics and competed on the Men's golf team. Upon graduation, Michael began his career in Chicago working for Wintrust Bank and then spent some time in Boston working for TD Bank. Michael moved back to Chicago in 2016 and joined the family business, Midwest Truck & Auto Parts. Michael is eager to get more involved in JUF after participating in the 2019 Gesher program and attending many Big Events and TIP Dinners.