Truly a hotel savant, Michael has built his career in the high-end, high-brow, uber-luxe realm of the hospitality industry. It is in this ultra elite world — catering to the most discerning traveler, that Michael is completely comfortable. Michael has an affinity for stacking his team with the best and running operations seamlessly and flawlessly.

Michael’s tenure with the company began in 2011 as Assistant General Manager of the Washington School House Hotel. He joined before the launch and quickly rose to the position of General Manager. Under Michael’s stewardship, Washington School House Hotel became an industry leader and media darling.

With his most recent position as Managing Director of Pilot Hotels, Michael has moved to France and will oversee the launch of Pilot’s newest project, Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé, while maintaining oversight of both Hotels in the Pilot portfolio as well as future launches and operations.

Michael is an avid cyclist and hiker and has been exploring the Loire Valley in France in his free time. His French has improved dramatically as has his love and knowledge of French wines. Insightful and intuitive, if you have met Michael chances are he remembers you — and everything you need to have an incredible curated travel experience.