Michael is a Mechanical Engineer specializing in product design and development. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of North Dakota. He is also a board certified Engineer in Training.
Michael currently holds the position of All-Terrain Vehicle Design Engineer with Arctic Cat Inc. Previously he held the position of Product Design Engineer with Marvin Windows & Doors. With each company he has played a key role in the design and development of flagship products from concept to production.
Michael first came up with the idea for the Paint Can Sealer while working at a small hardware store during high school. He brought his idea to fruition a few years later when assigned a project to create a product for a course at UND. At the conclusion of the course Michael was able to utilize intellectual property resources at UND to apply for a patent for his invention.