He has been active in both the Life and Health Insurance business over the past 45 years. He has been involved in corporate sales management, independent brokerage and career agent since graduating college. He is married and has one son, who is a former Indiana Army National Guard service member and Iraqi War Veteran, who they are very proud of. He has been active in community relations and outreach for the last fifteen years. In honor of his son’s service, Michael’s vision was to establish the Northwest Indiana Veterans Action Council, comprised of local Veterans and nonveterans working together to enhance the lives of our active service members, Veterans and their families. Michael has also served as the Council’s first Chairman for the past four years and will continue to serve as both the Founder and Board member.