Michael received his early education at St. Thomas More Catholic Primary School, S. C. McPherson Junior High School and graduated from Government High School. He Graduated, Bahamas Hotel Training College (BHTC) with an Associate of Arts. He earned his second degree from Florida International University in Hospitality Management , Nova Law School earning a Juris Doctor Degree (JD) and Eugene Dupuch Law School earning a Certificate of Legal Education (CLE). Michael was called to the Bahamas Bar in 2000. He’s currently a Partner at Bethel, Moss & Co. Law Firm.
Michael served as Co-Chairman of the NIB Appeals Tribunal, 2007 to 2012. He was a member of the Bahamas Licensing Authority, 2007 to 2012 and Member of the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Board, 2001 to 2002.
Michael is a member, St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church. He’s currently an Executive Committee Member, past Secretary, and Lead-Person, “Math & Movie Program” of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Men’s Association. He serves as Vice President of Oakes Field Primary School P.T.A. and former advisor to Bahamas Junior Achievement.
Michaels served as Secretary General of the FNM from 2009 to present. He was the Constituency Campaign Manager in 2002, 2007 and 2012 General Elections and Public Relations Officer, Torchbearer’s Youth Association, 1980-1982.
Michael is the father of two children, Michael and Michelle.