Michael became Accessia Health’s (formerly Patient Services Inc.) first Foundation Executive Director in January 2021. In this role, he is responsible for raising awareness and funds to support the programs and services of Accessia Health.
As a seasoned fundraising executive focused on creating and fostering long-lasting relationships and partnerships, Michael brings 15 years of energy, passion, and experience to Accessia Health, while abiding by his service-before-self mantra.
Previously, Michael served as the Chief Philanthropy Officer at Voices for Virginia’s Children. In this role, Michael was responsible for setting and strategically executing the organization’s development plan, raising the profile of Voices and building relationships with new and current donors, partners and funders. Before Voices, Michael worked with Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia and the YMCA of Greater Richmond. His first sports passion, baseball, paid off with a 13th round draft pick to the Detroit Tigers in the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft, playing two seasons in their minor league system.
Michael attended the College of William & Mary, where he was the university’s first-ever 1st Team All-American in baseball and was inducted into their athletics Hall of Fame in 2017. Michael earned the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation in 2020, one of the highest designations in the field. He and his wife live in Midlothian, Virginia, with their son.