Michael graduated from Purdue University in 2007 with a BS in Industrial Management and minors in Finance and Honors Economics. After graduation, Michael went home to Chicago and took a job with a business risk consulting firm called Protiviti where he had the privilege of working with several large health systems and behavioral health organizations. In 2011, Michael moved to Dallas and co-founded Cariloop, who was part of the first Health Wildcatter class of 2013. Since graduating, Cariloop has raised $500,000 in seed capital, released the first two versions of their web application, and is working towards their first $100,000+ in customer contracts for 2015. Michael is also very passionate about the Dallas startup community and personal fitness. He is the Founder of Health 2.0 Dallas, the 2015 Health lead for Dallas Startup Week, and a National Academy of Sport Medicine (NASM) certified personal trainer.