Oxfordian. Music Snob. Condiment Aficionado.
Michael joined Eckel & Vaughan as Business Development Manager in 2016. He has spent his career helping companies develop and implement problem-solving strategies and streamline processes. A natural communicator, Michael possesses the unique ability to build lasting relationships, inside and outside of the workplace.
Michael lived and worked in New York for three years building his client relations and business development skills, including a stint working alongside Kanye West and Virgil Abloh as an original member of DONDA, a creative agency created by West. Upon relocating to North Carolina, Michael served as a Project Manager for Capstrat working with a variety of clients, including IQVIA-Quintiles, BASF, NC Ports, and ConAgra Foods.
Michael earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, Emily, their two children, Edwin and Holland, and Bone, their Goldendoodle. Michael is a member of the Triangle chapter of the American Marketing Association and Co-Chair of Logistics for Band Together, an avid runner, music lover, and a part-time yogi (just ask).