Raised in Southern Colorado, Michael moved to Bozeman to attend Montana State University, where he obtained a bachelor of science degree. Michael has been a custom high-end cabient and furniture builder/designer for over 13 years. During this time Michael also recieved a Mastery Certificate through the Northwest Woodworking Studio in Portland, Oregon. His passion for woodworking and design is evident through each project that he is involved in. Michael resides in Big Sky with his wife Ciara and children Sawyer and Olive. When he is not making sawdust, Michael enjoys skiing, fishing, and mountain biking.