Michael has worked with people with disabilities since 1990, when he first supported individuals as they moved from state institutions into the community. He has since dedicated his work by working with individuals with various abilities, including years of managing supported employment and residential programs. His continued efforts center on supports to individuals transitioning from school to employment opportunities while supporting families in navigating systems and accessing resources. His strength is customized job development and networking within the business community. Michael is a Board member with Washington APSE and is the Transition Chair for the Community Employment Alliance.