provides sustainability consulting services. Since 1991 he has helped restore environmentally impacted sites, plan and design resilient public infrastructure facilities, and helped communities looking to realize enhanced economic, social, and environmental project outcomes. He became an Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) in 2013, an Envision Verifier in 2014, and an Envision Trainer in 2019. Since spring of 2019 Michael, along with Liz Parent of 5engineering, has provided ENV SP credentialing training to over 200 professionals in the Harris County / Houston region of Texas, after Harris County officials decided to move forward with the use of Envision.

Michael is a Certified Floodplain Manager, a Board-Certified Environmental Engineer, and a Professional Engineer in Texas and seven other states. He is currently Chair of the Government Affairs Committee of the Texas Section of ASCE, a member of the Municipal Water Infrastructure Council of the Environmental & Water Resources Institute, and a member of the program committee of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (December 2021).