Michael and his wife, Anne, live in Little Rock, Arkansas. They are active members of Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock. Their passion is education in Arkansas, specifically in developing connections between churches, families and students.
Michael has more than twenty-five years of success across the financial services and private equity industries. His extensive experience in formulating strategies for start-up and early stage companies is well known, especially in the areas of capital formation, value creation and financial management. His keen ability to align overall strategy and capital deployment is nationally respected. Throughout his executive career he has held executive positions in global financial services firms. Michael founded and currently leads Wellington Charles Advisors, LLC, a leading management advisory and capital firm.
Michael holds graduate degrees from Boston University and Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is near completion of post-graduate studies at Harvard University.