Board President, Ktisis Capital
Michael is Senior Associate at Ktisis Capital, where he serves as a strategic philanthropic advisor, research lead, and project manager. Before joining the Ktisis team, Michael worked at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University, where he led and managed The Grantmaking School, a professional development and education program for foundation staff and donors.
In his time at the Johnson Center, Michael also led the development of a competency model for foundation program officers and served as Assistant Editor of The Foundation Review. Michael completed a B.A. in philosophy and a B.S. in psychology at Grand Valley where he was a 2017-18 Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellow at the Cook Leadership Academy. He is currently pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration at GVSU’s Seidman College of Business.
Michael lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In his free time, you can find Michael drinking red wine, playing euchre with friends, and being disappointed by the Detroit Red Wings.