As a respected voice in the housing and homelessness sectors for over 25 years, Michael has been involved at all levels in advocating for increased funding and housing solutions to advance the work of ending homelessness in Arizona through housing. Michael served as Director of Operations from 2012-2014 for the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a sector-building movement which helped transform our national response to chronic homelessness. As an advocate and practitioner, he continues his involvement in national conversations on ending homelessness through affordable housing through speaking and consulting engagements across the country. Michael most recently co-founded and launched Padmission in 2019, a first of its kind web-based housing search platform which helps connect participants in housing programs with landlords and available units in their communities. Michael earned his Bachelor’s in Political Science from Arizona State University, has previously served on the boards of the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness, Arizona NAHRO, and Solari Crisis & Human Services.