Before starting at RTS Orlando as an Associate Librarian in 2004, Michael worked for the National Park Service in Asheville, North Carolina, and for the Asheville-Buncombe County Library. In 2013, Michael was promoted to the position of Director of the RTS Orlando library, taking over from Dr. John Muether.
A 1999 graduate of RTS Orlando, Michael earned his Master of Arts in Theological Studies and then went on earn his Master of Library and Information Science in 2004 from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.
Michael teaches a course on theological research and writing for RTS Orlando and is the author of the book Modern Just War Theory: A Guide to Research. Michael also serves as a deacon at Reformation Orthodox Presbyterian church in Oviedo, Florida, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Leigh Anna, and their two daughters Hannah and Adelyn.