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
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 Turkey.
proposed a change to the NYC tax laws, which saved them over
$120 million, reduced payroll taxes and balanced the city’s budget.
personally met four U.S. Presidents.
early from the Police Department, he joined the corporate sector in
finance and management. After losing three corporate positions, he
embarked on his own and was twice nominated as having the best
company in America in his field by a national magazine.
Michael holds a
Bachelors 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.
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
two 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 is causing a great divide in
America today. N.Y. Post columnist Steve Dunleavey said, “His only
regret is that he didn’t write it.”
He has been
the subject of numerous magazine and news articles.
Michael has appeared
as a guest on over 225 radio and Television talk shows.
He is the former
host of the national talk radio show "Bring Back My America."
In 2007, 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 and
the Palm Beach Forum Club.
He currently lives in Lake Worth, Florida where he writes opinion
editorials, books and articles.
across America conducting
motivational, business and college lectures.