Michael is the Managing Director of the Georgian Angel Network, a not-for-profit organization whose members make angel investments in businesses seeking capital to commercialize and scale their transformational innovations. In his role, Michael reviews applications, recommends the best opportunities to present to members and coordinates the investment review and closing process. Michael is also the part-time Executive Director of the International Institute of Business Valuers, a not-for-profit organization that develops and delivers quality professional business valuation education globally. Michael is an accomplished senior executive, with over 40 years of successes leading transactions in a wide range of sectors, including professional education, finance, steel, IT staffing, multi-media, entertainment, utilities, nuclear energy, aerospace, trucking, logistics, and online education. His broad areas of expertise include corporate finance; business and equity valuation; strategic planning; forecasting; due diligence; M&A; restructuring; executive training; and e-learning. He is also a founding shareholder of Hardwood Ski and Bike Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors of Dynasty Ventures Inc.