Michael is a Board Director of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC). He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Communications from Northwestern University and his Master of Business Administration degree from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. Based on the strength of his Anderson application, he was selected for a Dean’s Fellowship that paid for his first year of business school; an award that fewer than 10% of those attending the UCLA Anderson School of Management receive.A gifted teacher, Michael received U.S. Congressional Recognition for his outstanding and invaluable service to the community. He has taught business plan writing, stock market analysis, and life skills to high-potential, low-opportunity youths as part of the Academy of Business Leadership Program. He previously served on the Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Greater Miami Impact Circle Steering Committee and is currently a Big Brother to Luke.