Michael is responsible for the overall business model development, strategic planning, and day-to-day operations for SurePayroll. He joined SurePayroll in 2000 after five and a half years with McKinsey and Company, where he was a founder and leader in the Service Operations Practice. Prior to receiving his MBA from the Harvard Business School, Michael worked in various sales positions at IBM. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern. Michael serves on the Illinois Technology Association board of directors and maintains active memberships in the Young President’s Organization, Executive’s Club of Chicago, and The Economic Club of Chicago. Michael is a nationally-recognized spokesman on small business issues. He is a columnist for INC.com and appears regularly in publications across the country, including Bloomberg TV, the Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur Magazine.