Michael currently serves as the Director of Communications at Maricopa Integrated Health System. His duties is to develop internal and external communications and public relations programs for MIHS in English and Spanish. He is responsible for the development and implementation of a communications and public relations plan with goals, objectives and strategies that support MIHS's mission and priorities. Michael works with the elected Governing Board, Senior Leadership and staff to develop innovative marketing programs and public relations opportunities in English and Spanish.
Michael has a background in Journalism from the University of Arizona, and extensive experiences serving as a reporter for The Phoenix Gazette, State Capitol and The Arizona Republic. He has served as an PIO for Arizona's Department of Homeland Security and Communications Director for the State Health Department.