Michael has been working at Nelson Financial and Estate Planning for over 10 years. He lives in Woodburn with his wife, Jessica and they welcomed their first child in the summer of 2016. Michael received his Bachelor's Degree in Biblical Studies from Pensacola Christian College in Florida and was eager to come back to Oregon's always changing cooler weather. Michael has helped teach several financial classes at his church, Mid Valley Community Church and is also the church's bookkeeper. Michael is a member of the Woodburn Kiwanis and serves as a board member of the Woodburn Family Learning Center. In his free time Michael enjoys juggling and has the opportunity to share his talent with children in many different countries (including Ireland, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and an ophranage in Peru).