With YMCA Boys Outdoor Leadership Development School (BOLD), Michael takes young men from the community on eight-day backpacking trips through the North Cascades and Olympic Coast Wilderness. Also Coordinates the Let’s Move Outside program for Seattle. Left life of investment banking. “Many of my friends, family and students ask me why I made the switch from investor to instructor and the simplest answer for me to say is I would rather be paid in sunsets and smiles than dollars any day. I also have this desire to positively impact those in my community to not only better themselves but the environment around us.”
Michael was selected to participate in SHIFT’s Emerging Leaders Program in 2016.
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