Michael is the head of Merritt’s Virginia team, contributing more than 30 years of construction and development experience to the Loudoun office, where he is focused on land development, construction, and operations. After 15 years of service at Merritt’s Baltimore headquarters, Michael relocated to Northern Virginia in 1999 to establish the Loudoun office, which currently serves over 70 Merritt customers. Michael demonstrates his dedication to the industry outside of the office with his involvement in various organizations including the Associated Builders and Contractors, NAIOP, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, and The Builders Foundation where he currently serves as Chairman. Michael also serves as a member of the Loudoun County Fiscal Impact Committee and the Loudoun County Building and Development Advisory Group. He is actively involved in numerous committees established by Loudoun County to improve development processes, one of which recently implemented the county’s “Fast-Track” development process. In addition, Michael is a member of the Board of Directors at the Good Shepard Alliance, a non-profit organization that provides help and hope for the homeless and those in need through transitional and emergency housing and outreach services.