As the senior advisor of Campus Advancement, Michael provides strategic counsel to the 23 campus presidents and vice presidents of advancement to assist them in building successful advancement programs. He conducts campus capacity studies, organizational assessments and program evaluations. He also assists the campuses in preparing for and launching fundraising campaigns, establishing philanthropic foundations, and training and orienting new foundation board members.
Michael previously served as the associate vice president of Development and Campaign Operations for California State University, Long Beach and the chief operating officer for the CSULB 49er Foundation, as well as the executive director of development at the University of California, Irvine.
Michael is a proud Titan, having earned his bachelor of arts in operations management at California State University, Fullerton.
Michael also serves as a reserve lieutenant in the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Search & Rescue Reserve Unit.