Michael is a lifelong resident of Blount County. He graduated from William Blount High School in 1997, Maryville College in 2001, and then obtained an MBA from the University of Tennessee in 2002. For the past 19 years, Michael has worked in professional sales roles where he’s lead dynamic, high-achieving sales teams all across the country. Focusing on real estate has been a natural move that has allowed him to spend more time in the community that he loves and to serve real people as they make major life decisions.
Over the years, Michael has been involved with a number of local ministries such as Young Life, FCA and The Vineyard. He has also participated in projects with Habitat for Humanity, Second Harvest and Reach Haiti Ministries. He currently serves on the Board of the LeConte Foundation, and a portion of every commission is donated to that charity. Each year he rides his bike during the month of September to raise money for children’s cancer research.
Michael is an avid cyclist, a massive sports fan, and a bit of a low-key foodie. He and his wife, Katie have three amazing sons (Blu, Eliott and Tuck). Michael can often be found coaching their children’s sports teams, playing some form of ball in the yard, or walking their Dalmatian, Watson, around one of the local parks.
Marketing – Not only does Michael hold a Master’s degree in marketing, but he also belongs to an exclusive network of real estate marketing professionals who drive to stay on the cutting edge of digital advancements and can all but guarantee to get your listing greater exposure.
Professionalism – With over 20 years of professional sales experience in corporate settings, the business acumen and expectations that Michael brings to the
table are unparalleled.
Communication – 70% of home buyers and sellers report that their agent did a poor job of communicating with them. This is a strength Michael has and has never been a complaint by any of this clients.
Dedication – Michael is a full-time agent. His loyalty is not divided between this and another job.