Michael received his BA in history and education from Mesa State College in 1991.
Michael is a native of the Western Slope. Born and raised in Glenwood Springs, he served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps before making Grand Junction his home. Michael is very networked in the community and has a diverse professional background.
Michael is married to his best friend Annie LeVan. They have three grown children and enjoy doing anything in the outdoors; winter, spring, summer and fall.