Michael brings 17 years of digital marketing experience working with award-winning brands from both an agency, client and startup perspective. In his current post, Michael leads marketing for Golf Channel’s New Media division, including GolfNow. Before his current Golf Channel post, he led Interactive Marketing for RP Interactive, delivering online strategies and solutions for brands like Marriott, Sheraton, Relais & Chateaux, and Wyndham. Prior to that, he led Interactive Marketing for Darden Restaurants, the world’s largest casual dining restaurant company, overseeing digital marketing and advertising activity for brands like Olive Garden, Red Lobster and The Capital Grille.
Before moving to Orlando in 2001, Michael was Director of Interactive Strategy for Trumpet Group, a New Orleans full service agency and startup incubator. Michael founded Pathmark Internet Advertising in 1996 and holds a JD from Tulane University School of Law, a MBA from Tulane University and a BA from The University of Maryland. He has two boys Caleb and Owen and is a passionate Boston sports fan.