Michael brings nearly 15 years of cost optimization expertise to clients in several sectors: Media & entertainment, business & professional services, restaurants & hospitality, utilities, telecom, diversified industrial products, energy & process industries, consumer products, retail, public education, and healthcare. He has worked on-site with clients in North America, Europe, and Central America.

Michael specializes in sourcing and procurement, with experience applying multiple savings levers in direct and indirect categories to reach beyond optimized commercial pricing to lowest total cost of ownership (TCO). He is a leader of the firms “spend controller” offering that seeks to challenge discretionary spend at the source to drive to optimized budgets and supporting governance and policy. Michael has a strong record driving improved operational performance and measurable results while providing guidance and structure to developing procurement and supply chain teams.

Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University’s Max M. Fisher College of Business, with a minor in Economics.