About Best Selling Author and National Speaker
Michael is a former NYPD Special Investigator.
He is the recipient of 19 awards for Excellent and Meritorious
police work. During his tenure in the intelligence division, he was
assigned to protect numerous foreign dignitaries, including the Shah
of Iran and Madame Chang of Taiwan.
He was assigned as the intelligence officer to the U.S. State
Department during treaty negotiations between the United States and
While working as a part-time tax accountant, Michael, proposed a
change to the NYC tax laws, which when enacted, saved the city over
$120 million, reduced payroll taxes and balanced the city’s budget.
He has personally met four U.S. Presidents.
After retiring from the Police Department, he joined the corporate
sector in finance and management. After losing three corporate
positions, during the worst recession in the last 100 years, he
embarked on his own and was twice nominated as operating the best
company in America in his field by a national magazine.
Michael holds a Bachelor’s Degree Magna Cum Laude in Behavioral
Sciences, from the New York Institute of Technology and a Masters
with Distinction in Public Administration from Long Island
University. As an adjunct professor, he taught Political Science and
Public Administration at William Patterson College in New Jersey.
After becoming successful, he returned to his old beliefs and
started to take care of the less fortunate. His work for various
charities with enthusiasm earned him the respect and praise of his
community. In 2003, he was cited by both houses of the New York
State Legislature in Senate and Assembly Resolutions as Humanitarian
of the Year.
He has published three books. “Success By Default - The
Depersonalization Of Corporate America.” Forbes magazine book club
said. “This book belongs on the desk of every CEO in America.”
Michael's second book “Where Did My America Go?” was listed as
number six on the Amazon Bestseller List. It explores the hypocrisy
in American politics and how Political Correctness and other changes
in government policy are causing a great divide in America today.
N.Y. Post columnist Steve Dunleavey said, “His only regret is that
he didn’t write it.”
His latest book, and first novel is a political thriller titled “The
Conversion Prophecy.” It has been receiving extraordinary reviews
and is sure to be another bestseller.
He has been the subject of numerous magazine and news articles.
Michael has appeared as a guest on over 350 radio and Television
He is the former host of the national talk radio show "Bring Back My
In 2006 he was named among others as “Time Magazines Person of the
In 2008, he presented the Keynote address to the Graduate School
commencement at the New York Institute of Technology.
Michael is an active member of The World Affairs Council, The
Economic Forum, the Palm Beach Forum Club and the Leadership
He currently lives in Florida where he writes opinion editorials,
books and articles. Michael travels across America conducting Political, Motivational,
Business and College lectures. He is known as the speaker who leaves
his audiences, inspired, laughing and begging for more. You can
visit his Speaking Website