Michael is an accomplished marketing and business development executive with 25+ years of experience leading teams for Fortune 500 and other distinguished consumer product and service companies.
Michael has most recently led the retirement plans division of the fastest growing life insurance and risk management holding company in the U.S., where he has been dedicated to developing and distributing retirement savings and security products and retirement investor education for the not-for-profit sector, serving school districts, higher education institutions, and social services organizations throughout the continental U.S. Prior to this role, he served in a similar capacity for three of the most well-respected global financial services companies – The Goldman Sachs Group, JPMorgan Chase, and the Zurich Insurance Group.
Michael began his career in the advertising field, creating and producing successful consumer marketing campaigns for nationally recognized brands like the Chicago Cubs, Bob Evans, and Remington.
Michael has enjoyed volunteering with a number of service organizations, most recently business coaching military veterans through American Corporate Partners (a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting U.S. Veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce with the help of a career mentor) and singing the Great American Songbook for residents at local senior living, short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, and memory care communities throughout the Chicago area.
Michael resides in St. Charles and worships at Wheaton Bible Church in West Chicago. He is the
proud father of two children, his son Zachary and daughter Megan.