Michael has been working throughout the Greater Los Angeles area in the commercial and film production industry for over a decade. He served from 1995-1999 as a National Ski Patroller at Loup Loup Ski Bowl located in Eastern Washington State. In 1999 the National Ski Patrol awarded Michael with The Yellow Merit Star for lifesaving while off duty. For six years he was a Head Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor for The City Of Okanogan Municipal Swimming Pool also in Eastern Washington State. 


In 2003 he received his Bachelor Of Arts Degree in Electronic Media and Film from Eastern Washington University. 

In 2008 he attended The California Institute Of Emergency Medical Training in Long Beach, California where he received his EMT training.