Michael is the Executive Director of Kramden Institute, Inc, having joined in August 2011 to lead the organization as it grows and expands in fulfilling its core mission to give deserving students in need a home computer. Prior to joining Kramden, Michael spent more than a dozen years in Washington, DC as a campaign manager, fundraising and political consultant and, most recently, in international government relations. Michael received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his M.A. in Political Management from the George Washington University.