As an infant Michael’s parents were given the news he would very likely die before reaching kindergarten from a devastating disease. This disease had the frightening distinction of being the #1 Genetic Killer of children and their were NO adults.
For years Michael was certain his life would be full of limitations. Only upon letting go of his Saboteur driven fears did he start living a fulfilled, positive and productive life.
Finding success by pioneering new roles and turning around struggling sales situations, Michael is uniquely impassioned to help business leaders who are in challenging times or pursuing the next level of success.
Thriving decades beyond his life-expectancy with a chronic illness Michael is in a unique position to support parents/caretakers of children with a chronic illness or special need. He helps transform all the stresses of life and turn them into gifts and opportunities.
He is the author of Waiting to Die, Running to Live as well as a 9-time Marathoner, 20-time Half-Marathoner, and has been named one of the 100 People to Know in St. Louis.