As a former Assistant Director of Admissions at the Kellogg School of Management, Michael was responsible for recruiting, interviewing and evaluating hundreds of MBA applicants each year. He interacted with a wide range of candidates, including military veterans, applicants to the joint MBA/Master’s in Engineering (MMM) program, and applicants from Latin America. An advocate for diversity, Michael liaised with the Kellogg Veterans Association and the Gay and Lesbian Management Association. His roles in higher education span admissions, career coaching and student services. Michael’s professional background also includes professional sports and non-profit experience. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Coe College and a master’s in education from DePaul University.