Michael graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1983. He has been engaged in the mortgage banking industry since 1974 and is currently the Regional Vice President for Academy Mortgage and directs operations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Michael is president-elect of the Rotary Club of College Park, a former member of the Board of The Queen Anne School, former Senior Warden of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, and the former president of the College Heights Estates Civic Association. His hobbies include tennis, hiking, skiing, cycling, the arts, and the University of Maryland. Michael has been married to Sandra West Twigg for 25 years, and they have two sons: Peter (22) and Jack (20). Michael joined the Board of Visitors in 2012 and was elected Treasurer in 2013.