Michael has been active with the Boone County Community Foundation, since 2014. He is currently a partner with Reno & Zahm LLP.
He is a graduate of North Boone High School and went on to receive his B.A., cum laude, in Economics and Political Science from Knox College. He received his Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University.
He is actively involved in the Cosmopolitan Club of Belvidere, where he serves as president. Michael is also vice president of the Lions Club of Poplar Grove and volunteers as a youth basketball coach. He is a past president of the Boone County Bar Association and former Boone County Board member.