By being personally involved with the process from prep through callbacks, Michael and his team have orchestrated award winning works within dynamic national and international campaigns. In 2018, Michael joined forces with Jillian to expand the company’s network to Atlanta with the Sanford Johnston Casting office.
He has been awarded the 2012 CSA Artios Award for his work on the Oscar winning film “The Artist” alongside his friend and mentor casting director Heidi Levitt. He also received the 2013 Heller Award forCommercial Casting Director of Year and in 2018 the Media Access Award for his work on the CSA Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Michael is currently nominated for the 2019 Heller Award for commercial casting along side Jillian.
Michael graduated from New York University with a degree in Marketing and Management, a minor in Theatre Arts, and a concentration in Advertising.