Michael is originally from Aurora, Illinois, and first moved to Ohio in 2007. After three years in Iowa, he has moved back to Ohio and is a first time resident in the Dayton area. Michael has spent 12 years working with individuals with disabilities in both Illinois and Columbus, Ohio. After attaining his psychology degree at Graceland University, he is focused on serving the senior and mental health populations. He has real passion for working with underserved individuals, and at Life Essentials he gets the opportunity to run the Chums program in helping seniors with mental illness, as well as working as a professional guardian alongside our empowering and caring staff. He hopes to eventually obtain his masters in counseling where he can continue to help others. Michael enjoys spending time with friends, family, and his wife Brittany, working out together and getting out in Beavercreek area.