Michael first joined WaCap’s Seattle office in 2002 as the Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager before becoming Chief Investment Officer for Capital Markets. Michael began his career in fixed income portfolio management in 1984, with experience including direct responsibility for investing $26 billion at General Electric Financial Assurance between 2000-2002 and responsibility for $8 billion of investments for the State of Alaska from 1989-2000.
Michael received his BS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and an MBA from Texas Christian University. He earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1988 and is a current member of the CFA Society of Seattle. He has served on the CFA candidate curriculum committee and participated in the CFA candidate grading effort. Additionally, Michael sits on the Investment Committee for the Seattle Colleges Foundation.