Michael was born and raised in sunny Phoenix, AZ. After graduating from Glendale High School in 1979, Michael went to work for Garrett Turbine Engine Company as an apprentice Turbine Engine Sub-Assembly Mechanic. He gained valuable experience over the next few years and worked his way up the corporate ladder. His experience includes Quality Assurance Inspector and QA Auditor with several aerospace companies in the Phoenix area, becoming Manufacturing Manager in 2001. Michael was directly responsible for 130 employees, initiating process improvement programs, and developing systemic solutions to complex problems while being held accountable for more than $5 million in annual revenue. During his tenure as manager, Michael went back to school and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. He left the aerospace industry in the fall of 2009 after 25 years to pursue a new opportunity in Denver with Kathy Mills Chang. His role as Vice President of Operations has provided him with many opportunities to utilize his critical thinking and systemic analysis experience. In his free time, Michael enjoys long walks through the hills of Highlands Ranch as well as golfing with his sweetheart. Michael has two children, Jeremy and Rachel, who still live in the Phoenix area.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)