Michael has almost 20 years transforming organizational strategies and objectives into actionable projects / programs / portfolios that achieve sustainable and measurable results for commercial, non-profit, and government entities.

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As an intellectually curious leader, he helps organizations develop and implement short- and long-term objectives that drive change and innovation. Currently, Michael is a Principal in the Enterprise Program and Risk Management division at a large, global consulting firm. In this role, he is also the PMO Standup product line leader. In both professional and academic capacities, Michael has over a decade of experience coaching and mentoring experienced executives and untrained professionals in a variety of subject matter areas, including project/program management, business process engineering, risk management, quality management, and change management. Michael has managed projects in the financial services industry, acted as a program manager for two multi-billion dollar government programs, supported a project management office (PMO) for a large international utility company, and designed/implemented multiple PMOs in the professional services industry. An active volunteer in the PMIDC Chapter, Michael served as the Vice President and Board member for both Partnership Management and Educational Partnerships. He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the George Washington University in Finance and International Finance, a Master’s in Business Administration from George Mason University in Project Management, and a Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America. Michael also holds PMP, CSPO, CSM, and Six Sigma certifications.