Hailing from Detroit, MI, he applies a blue collar work-ethic, with his desire to move the world forward through meaningful work. Michael graduated with a BFA, with a concentration in Design from Howard University in Washington, DC. After graduation, Michael moved back to Detroit and began his advertising career at GlobalHue in Detroit where he worked on brands like Jeep, Walmart, The NBA, as well as new business. He transitioned to Chicago, where he worked at commonground on Nissan, Bacardi Flavored Rum, Bombay Sapphire, Nike Running, and Miller Lite.Most recently, he joined the Chicago office of Walton Isaacson, where he leads day-to-day creative on Spalding, Bristol-Myers Squibb as well as Miller Coors. He is huge advocate for anything Detroit, as well as a lover of art, design, film, fashion and cars. He wants to use his voice to create more diversity and opportunities for minorities in the advertising world.