Michael works on the USAID Feed the Future Knowledge, Data, Learning and Training (KDLT) project as a knowledge and learning specialist. He works with the Center for Agriculture-led Growth, part of the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, where he helps staff and leadership maximize collaboration through formal and informal learning design activities.
Originally from White Plains, N.Y., Michael received his bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy from Binghamton University. He went on to attain an M.A. in teaching English to speakers of other languages from Hunter College and an M.B.A. in human resource management from Pace University. Michael has spent his career as an education and learning specialist. Before he joined Bixal, he was the Director of Learning Design for a higher education consulting company. Aside from work, Michael enjoys Bikram yoga, gardening, building things out of wood and meditating. He is passionate about criminal justice reform and anti-racism causes. One of Michael’s most interesting experiences was hitchhiking from Sweden to Spain.