Michael oversees all operating aspects at Safety; including maintaining a streamlined and efficient organization while developing and delivering the results of their annual operating plan. Under his leadership, Michael has proven a strong track record of results with a team of more than 600 employees in more than 45 states. Over the past 4 years, he has built a platform to fuel organic growth, allowing the company to nearly double in size in this time frame. The distinguished foundation that Michael built has enabled Safety to act as a national aggregator in the facilities industry, including crystallizing a service-driven approach to operations targeting Retail, Commercial, Transportation, Hospitality, Not-For-Profit, Banking, Education, Healthcare, and Residential sectors.
Michael is a graduate of St. John’s University and holds a BS in Finance from the Peter J. Tobin College of Business. Prior to Joining Safety, Michael held several positions in the Investment Banking industry, starting his career at Deutsche Bank in 2004. He was selected to attend Deutsche Banks “Financial Analyst Training Program” in London, England and proceeded to spend the next 10 years of his career in this arena, spanning from hedge funds to large investment banks focusing on operational risk reduction, solution development and project management.
In his final years at Bank of America, Michael simultaneously pursued his entrepreneurial spirit and successfully conceived two start-ups from the ground up, directing all aspects of business operations which have strengthened his desire to learn and develop himself into a successful entrepreneur.
Michael has demonstrated success as community leader; he served 7 years as a Firefighter I / EMT-B for the North Bellmore Fire Department, finishing his career as a Lieutenant. Michael has served as an Executive Committee Chairperson for the United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County and has fundraised for the March of Dimes and other local charities. Michael was recognized by LI Business News as a 40 Under 40 Recipient for their 2018 class.