As Chief Investment Officer, Michael oversees the University's management of investment portfolios, including the endowment and retirement plan. He manages an investment office with an experienced team of investment and operational support professionals. Michael came to Georgetown from the University System of Maryland Foundation, where he served as Chief Investment Officer and started their Investment Office in 2003 At USMF, he was responsible for the invesment of endowment and operating funds on behalf of the eleven member universities that invest with the USM Foundation Investment Office and six external nonprofit institutions. Prior to his arrival at the Foundation, Michael served as a Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Associates, one of the nation's leading investment consulting firms.
Michael serves on the investment committees of the France-Merrick Foundation and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He previously served as a board member for the CFA Society of Washington and an advisory board member for No Greater Sacrifice, a charity providing college scholarships for children of the fallen and wounded in the US Military.
Michael holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. He earned a Master's in International Public Policy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University.