Michael is a retired Naval Officer and Naval Aviator qualified in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft. He is also a senior financial management specialist with experience at the highest level of the corporate structure.

His interest in photography and digital art developed as a catharsis after losing the love his life to breast cancer.

He has developed a unique style with the camera and post production software. He is a Member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.

Michael is a graduate of Old Dominion University (BS Biology), and The Naval Post Graduate School (MS Financial Management).