Describing himself as a serial entrepreneur, Michael fully embraces the impact that small business makes on local economies and the country as a whole. In addition to his own enterprises, he has worked in the world of SBDC for a decade in Chicago, Oregon, and Arizona. His passion is helping to convert fledgling businesses based on a solid plan into successful enterprises that support the families of investors and employees. He is a “numbers nerd” in the first degree. Michael is also a die-hard Ohio State Buckeyes fan dating back to his roots in Canton, Ohio.