Michael is an Army Veteran who spent three years on active duty and two years in the Reserves. His professional civilian experience is centered in talent acquisition, talent sourcing, and using mass-email marketing techniques in candidate attraction and candidate engagement.

Michael has partnered with corporate recruiting teams from over one-hundred Fortune5000 companies to build and support their veteran hiring initiatives using a wide variety of employer branding, talent attraction, and talent sourcing strategies. He is extremely passionate about helping his fellow veterans in their transition back to the civilian life, as well as helping corporate partners better understand how to engage with such a talented and diverse candidate pool.

Michael is currently working at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where he is developing creative and unconventional sourcing strategies targeting educators in the K-12 Education field. He spends his free-time devising ways to implement unconventional tools into his sourcing strategies, as well as focusing on his personal and professional development through reading, researching, and networking.