Michael is a proud, native Tucsonan who was raised with an emphasis on the value of education and second chances. A former conservative Republican and Masters of Divinity student, his personal experiences and educational background in Justice Studies influence his strong interest in progressive social and
criminal justice reforms especially in Arizona. He takes an introspective and circumspect approach to evaluating issues with a goal to create ethical and just outcomes. Also a career technology professional, he brings over 20 years of management, IT and cyber security experience.