Michael joined the Lifeline staff in April of 2018 as the (un)adopted Africa Coordinator and now serves as the Program Director. Michael has a combination of 11 years’ experience working in Africa and Asia. He has been involved in Africa with training pastors, leading mission trips, and creating sustainable businesses. He also spent a summer in Mexico. Michael grew up in Marietta, Georgia, and graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree Business Administration. Michael has been married to his wife, Ashley, for 20 years and they have two children, Zachariah (15) and Juliette (14). Their families enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and metal detecting and are very competitive when it comes to family board games. Michael and his family have lived in Chelsea, Alabama, since 2014.