Michael and his husband Antonio have been members of BJ since 2019 and were affiliated with BJ for more than a decade before joining. Michael is the Director of Media Relations & Communications for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). His strategic communications and PR career spans corporate clients and Jewish institutions, including launching the Daily Beast and roles at American Jewish Committee and UJA-Federation of New York. Michael is on the Executive Board of the American Jewish Press Association; a member of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies’ ROI Community; and was one of the writers of the off-Broadway show, The Kafka Project. Above all, Michael and Antonio are the proud uncles of Chloe Rose, Evan, and Hannah.