At the age of fifteen, Michael began his professional career by drawing children’s menus for a chain of restaurants in the Southwest. His experience in graphics, marketing, illustration and video production fill an essential need in advertising agencies, printing companies, and design firms. Currently, Michael is an Art Director & Marketing Manager at Aptude.
Some of the clients Michael has worked with include: Microsoft, Casino Shuttle, US – Japan Business Council, Paul Vallas for Chicago, Reliance Accounting, RAINN (co-founded by Tori Amos and Sarah McLaughlin), Embassy of Switzerland in the United States, CBI Organization for International Investment, Prestige Club Hotels, Chicagoland Speedway, Global Automakers, Richard Shay Photography, PIC, Inc., The British Embassy in the United States, Zhou B Art Center, Ben Hollis Worldwide, Aphex, Port Townsend Chocolates, Trinity Construction, Bandza Corporation, Call JULIE, PepsiCo, Lindy’s Gerties Restaurants, Mark Pearson, Crescenzo Communications and 1776 Restaurants. His previous television work has gained the interest of major studios such as Dreamworks SKG.