Michael is a Business Development professional and has operated as a Business Consultant, Entrepreneur, and Educator. Highlights of his career include investing and selling residential real estate; creating and operating ventures in sales, distribution and business consultancy. He has also taught 20 Marketing and Mathematics courses in universities. He has four children and is an active volunteer leader for several non-profit organizations. He loves travel and has visited 40+ states in the US as well as 4 countries. His MBA is a solid foundation for values-based business practices.
He has been a full-time, full-service residential REALTOR® since 2003. He earned both the Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource® and the EcoBroker® Certifications. He represents buyers, sellers, and investors. He is an experienced investor by buying financially and physically distressed properties, rehabbing, and leasing. From 2006 his investing interest is developing 150 acres of former rain forest in Honduras into a professionally managed, sustainable growth tree plantation. The project’s life long objective is to Re-forest the Rain Forest and provide ecology scholarships. The pinnacle of his career is operating a real estate franchise, United Country – Honduras Coastal Properties, in La Ceiba and Roatan, Honduras.
As a Business Consultant, he provided services including market research; business, financial, and statistical analysis; determining strategic and competitive advantages; writing Business and Marketing Plans; and devising Marketing Strategies. He has gained insight into the real estate, banking, restaurant, grocery, agriculture, education, health care, internet, and eco-green industries.
As an Educator, he has presented to more than 4,000 participants in 3,000 hours of classroom, workshop, and seminar formats in 20 courses, including Strategic Marketing, Global Marketing, and Marketing Research, at major Universities in the US and India.