About Michael

Michael is the global leader of the turnarounds and transformations work within our RTS Practice, with distinctive expertise in leading high profile turnarounds. Often serving in interim executive roles, Michael has a proven track record of helping clients improve both overall performance and organizational health. His work includes both private and public sector clients and spans a range of industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, mining, and high tech.

Some of Michael’s recent work includes serving as the Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) for the $2.5B+ turnaround of a NA telecommunications company, driving a $250M transformation for a state-owned public utility, delivering $4B+ in improvement across multiple business units for a leading multinational mining company, and serving as the CTO for a $150M rapid turnaround of a manufacturing and packaging business.

Michael has worked extensively across North America and Australasia. Prior to McKinsey, he held executive leadership positions in health care and travel and logistics start-ups.

Michael received a BA with honors in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar, and a JD from Virginia Law School, where he was a Dean’s Merit Scholar. He is a CFA charterholder.

Published work

Transformation with a capital T,” McKinsey & Company, November 2016


University of Virginia School of Law

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BA, economics