Michael is the Chief Operating Officer at CARite LLC. a branded network of dealerships based in Michigan with operations in 9 states. As COO Michael is responsible for the dealership operations for all CARite locations (inventory acquisition, sales and service) as well as oversight of the companies captive leasing company Brite Financial.
Michael has been in the automotive industry since he was in high school working with his father at a dealership in Metro Detroit. He has held many roles in dealerships from the reconditioning, sales, finance and executive management. Prior to joining CARite, he spent the past 9 years in the auto finance industry (focused primarily on the subprime sector).
Michael is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and received his undergraduate degree and MBA from Northwood University in Midland, MI.