Michael is a Clemson University graduate where he earned a degree in Forest Resource Management with a minor in Business. Throughout his summers in college, he worked for American Forest Management and later accepted a job with them following graduation.
After five years with AFM, he decided to follow his aspirations of working in the private sector. He accepted a job with fellow Crosby Land Company broker, Alex Nixon, with Nixon Forestry LLC.
Michael is an experienced timber cruiser and is a SAF Certified Forester as well as a Registered Forester. Michael and his wife, Margaret Ann, live in their hometown of North Augusta, accompanied by their dog Sally. Michael spends his free time playing music and enjoying all the outdoors has to offer.