Michael is the former VP, Finance and Administration with United Way Greater Toronto. Michael joined United Way in August 2009. In his tenure as vice-president, Finance & Administration, Michael provided strategic leadership in accounting and financial management, and supervised the department's day-to-day operations as well as the development and delivery of accurate and relevant reports to United Way stakeholders. Michael has spent a career in service to the not-for-profit sector, having worked with social services, religious and arts organizations. Prior to his work with the United Way, Michael was the interim treasurer at the Anglican Church of Canada. He has held similar positions at YMCA of Greater Toronto and National Ballet of Canada. Previous to these roles, Michael was a manager at EY and, as an independent consultant, he supported arts and heritage organizations through the development and delivery of financial and governance training to a variety of organizations throughout the province. Michael's community involvement includes past governance roles with organizations such as Social Planning Council, Toronto Foundation and Ontario Museums Association. He currently serves on the board of directors for Crow’s Theatre and on the Finance and Property Committee of Sherbourne Health Centre. Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and has been a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario since 1996.