Michael joined the Ridgewood team in 2017, and looks at every day as an opportunity to meet new animals and learn something new about his job. He was born and raised in Lynchburg, but spent a couple of years at Wilson Workforce in Richmond before moving back to Lynchburg again. He is very passionate about caring and interacting with animals, he often refers to it as his daily therapy. He grew up with a Golden Retriever and a Springer Spaniel as pets, but currently doesn't own any furry friends. Michael enjoys basketball, movies/video games, cooking, photography and crossword puzzles. He is a life long avid fan of WWE wrestling.