From 1997-2014, Michael was a Managing Director at Nautic Partners, LLC, a private equity firm based in Providence, Rhode Island. While at Nautic, Michael had responsibilities for Nautic’s Deal Origination and Investor Relations activities, and was involved in multiple new investments for the firm. He was also the Chief Compliance Officer, and a member of the Investment Committee and the Valuation Committee. Michael currently serves on the Board of Directors of three Nautic portfolio companies.

In addition, Michael currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Thayer Academy. Founded in 1877, Thayer is a independent co-educational day school for Grades 6-12 and is located in Braintree, MA. From 2011-2016, Michael was a member of the Board of Trustees of Charles River School, an independent Pre-K through Grade 8 school in Dover, MA. During his tenure, he served as Co-Chair of the Campus Master Planning Committee, Chairman of the Head of School Search Committee in 2013-2014, and was a member of the Executive, Finance, Audit, Investment and Long-Term Strategic Planning Committees.