Michael is a Digital Account Executive at Walker Sands.
As the liaison between the digital team and client stakeholders, Michael manages web projects to ensure that business requirements are met and deliverables exceed client expectations.
Prior to joining the Walker Sands team, Michael spent the last five years in project management roles for web and software development firms based in Chicago. He's worked with the Museum of Science and Industry, the American Lung Association, and dozens of passionate tech startups. His hybrid skillset makes him an ideal fit to lead cross functional teams across the digital landscape.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Writing from the University of Illinois-Chicago and a Master’s degree in English from DePaul University, where he specialized in Digital Humanities.
What is your favorite book of all time?
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman.
What is your favorite place in Chicago that isn't a typical tourist destination?
It’s technically cheating but...the lakefront in Evanston.
What TV or movie character best exemplifies you ?
Dr. Peter Venkman from Ghostbusters.
If you could live anywhere else in the world, where would you live?
I’d split my time between Austin, Texas and Pee Wee’s Playhouse.