Interim Chief Executive Officer
Michael is Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Intercultural since February 2022. In this role, Michael oversees internal and external agency activities, including senior management, business development, and program management, and collaborates closely with the organization’s leadership team and Board of Directors.
Previously, Michael served as President and CEO of theVillage, a Philadelphia-based organization that merged with Silver Springs – Martin Luther School during his tenure in 2019 to form Gemma Services, a $40 million behavioral health and education agency; and was Interim Executive Director at Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center. As a consultant, Michael worked with Esperanza, a Philadelphia-based poverty alleviation and community development conglomerate, and Center City District (CCD), Philadelphia’s business improvement district. Prior to this work, Michael was Director of Philanthropic Partnerships with the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, DC. In Austin, TX, Michael was an Adjunct Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin; Strategic Development Counsel at KUT, Austin’s NPR Affiliate; and Vice President of Austin Habitat for Humanity. Michael was also a classical music critic and features writer with the Austin Chronicle.
Michael earned a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he focused on public finance and economics, and holds a Bachelor of Arts from The New School University in New York.