After graduating from the Cisco Networking Academy with honors, he’s achieved AAS degrees in Computer Networking
and Network Security, as well as BS in Network Engineering. Twice awarded the National Science Foundation Scholarship; and a recognized SME by the CSIAC, CompTIA, and ISC2. He has sat on the advisory boards for both the undergraduate colleges as served as the Chair - Cybersecurity Training Working Group for the US Army. Michael has a demonstrated ability to deliver complex technical instruction in a clear and understandable manner. This ability earned him recognition by the Southern Association of Colleges as an outstanding educator in 2010.