AUGUST 21–24, 2019 / DENVER, COLORADO
Attorney, author, entrepreneur
A native of Chicago, Michael attended the University of California at Berkeley where he majored in political economy, played on the water polo team, and joined the CAL Bears Toastmasters Club in May of 1985. As former U.S. Congressional Intern, Michael is a practicing real estate attorney who founded his own commercial real estate company at 33 years of age. He is a member of four Toastmasters clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area. A resident of Alameda, California, Michael served as Toastmasters International President during the 2011-2012 program year, and is author of the recently released book, The Call of the Leader.