Michael began his career in the industrial automation industry working for Rockwell Automation. After having quickly distinguished himself as a leader, he left the automation industry to better utilize his leadership skills in the insurance and employee benefits industry. Hence, he transitioned from Rockwell in New York City to Aetna in Columbus, Ohio.
A recognized leader in the employee benefits and insurance industry, Michael has held numerous leadership positions: Aetna, President & CEO: Delta Dental of Kansas, President; Delta Dental of Ohio, President; and Chief Marketing Officer, Delta Dental of Indiana and Michigan. He is currently the Sr. Vice-President of Sales at Argen, the world’s largest dental gold producer.
Michael serves the community as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Ohio State University Alumni Association, as a member of the Association of Oho Commodores, and as a member of the Advancement Committee for Ohio State University.
Previously, he was a member of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Michael received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Ohio State and is an active member of the Central Ohio Young Presidents Organization.
Michael’s many hobbies include spending time with family, weight lifting, motorcycle riding, golf, and college athletics. He loves giving back to his community and is involved with several charities and associations. Michael, Andrea and their son, Maximus, reside in San Diego, CA.