CEO OF PENCILS OF PROMISE
Michael has 25+ years of experience in the education space, including stints at Bain & Co. and in Washington DC helping states keep pace with international best practices of student achievement. Working in developing nations with PoP, he sees even greater impact for students and higher ROI for supporters. Michael has degrees from Colgate and Stanford, is an ultra marathoner, Springsteen fanatic & adventure motorcyclist.
Life Motto: My high school senior English teacher, Arthur Naething, ended every single class with the words: “Go Forth and Spread Beauty and Light”. I’ve tried to do so ever since.