Michael is responsible for providing strategic direction and management oversight for eight business units, including Human Resources, Information Technology, Project Management, Research, Membership, Marketing, Facilities, and the EurekAlert program. Michael's charge is to grow business unit revenue and align and continually improve the Association's operations. Michael brings to this position an entrepreneurial spirit, expertise building high-performing teams, and an engaged management style that brings out the best in his staff. Before joining AAAS, Michael held various product development and software engineering positions at tech startup companies in Northern Virginia. Michael earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from George Mason University. He lives in Alexandria, VA, with his wife Sharon and their pet bunny Alfie.