Michael resides in his hometown of Temora with his wife and children. He lives on a 5-acre property with a small boutique winery. He has a background in business and product development, sales & marketing, strategic planning and customer service.

Michael runs his own business coaching firm, Bizscaping, in parallel with his other company, Hotel Rescue, which focuses on delivering hotel performance strategy and revenue management for accommodation businesses.

He has spent time working with large corporations including Rydges Hotels and Resorts, as well as Telstra. Michael continues to develop his skills in complex selling, digital marketing and business scaling to help grow the companies he works with.