A highly motivated business executive. He is an executive level business leader who has the unique ability to maximize brand image and consumer experience in retail and wholesale areas. He has worked as an executive level leader for numerous companies including Advance Auto Parts, Ralph Lauren, Adidas, MIcrosoft, Apple, Wal-Mart and Target, where he successfully implemented consistent operational processes, branding and PR initiatives, customer service strategies and budget management tools, as well as merchandising and product development plans. Serving as the driving force in several functional areas with a record of success in operations, supply chain management, merchandising, marketing, sales and new business development.
His efforts consistently reduced costs, increased profits and ensured continued company growth. Michael earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a focus on International Marketing and Finance from the University of Alabama. He is also a decorated veteran of the US Navy and US Marine Corp, in which he served for ten years.