Michael serves as the Senior Director of the Opportunity Programs Group and Co-leader of Procurement for the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) located in the corporate headquarters in Albany, N.Y., where he directs a staff of 17 professionals who facilitate and advocate for Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) and Service Disabled Veteran – owned Business Enterprises (SDVOB) participation within DASNY. Michael functions as DASNY’s internal consultant on M/WBE and SDVOB participation in Construction, Construction related Professional Services, and Financial/Professional Services and Commodity procurements. He has 35 years of progressive, diverse management in small business development, M/WBE Compliance, Affirmation Action, Labor Relations, Purchasing and Contract Administration. Prior to his tenure at DASNY, Michael served as Director, of the Office of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises for the NYS Office of General Services. Michael attended Seton Hall University, School of Business.