Fr. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science, with a major in Business Administration, from Trinity University. He went on to earn a Master of Business Administration, with a major in International Business, from Schiller International University. Later, he received a Master of Divinity from the University of the South. Fr. Michael is currently the Associate Rector at Christ Episcopal Church in Nacogdoches. He has been the CES Chaplain for the past 4 years and began teaching Christian Education classes at CES 2 years ago. Ordained to the priesthood in 2009, Fr. Michael has served as Curate and Priest-in-Charge in two parishes before coming to Nacogdoches. He is married to Dawn and their son is a student at CES.