Michael began serving at Chisago Lakes Baptist School in July of 2014. Prior to moving to the Minnesota area, he was a teacher and the administrator of a Christian school located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Cornerstone University, a Post-Bachelor Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education from Northern Michigan University, and has taken classes towards a Master of Education. Michael has over ten years of teaching and/or administration experience in Christian Education.
Michael and his wife, Laura, have six children: Seth, Jonah, Benjamin, Joshua, Lily, and Russell.