Michael started his professional career as a Transportation Planner with a private engineering firm. After stops with the State of Florida and the Northeast Florida Regional Council, Michael returned to transportation planning with Alfred Benesch & Company. In 2018, Michael joined JTA as a Transportation Planning Manager. He continued in this role until April 2020 when he assumed the role of Interim Director of Transit Planning. Michael holds a master’s degree in Urban Planning with a specialization in Transportation Planning from Georgia Tech. Michael is an AICP certified planner and has lived in Jacksonville since 2006.