President and Owner
After working six years in Public Accounting & Banking, in 1993, Michael began a 20-year career with McDonald’s Corporation in the Treasury Department initially working on the Capital Markets team. In 1997, he took over responsibility for McDonald’s foreign exchange hedging program. Working with McDonald’s Supply Chain, suppliers, and owner/operators, Michael was primarily responsible for the vision and leadership behind the growth of McDonald’s commodity risk management program from a pilot initiative to a major strategic advantage for McDonald’s by providing competitive and predictable food & paper costs. Michael was recognized with Treasury and Risk Management magazine’s Alexander Hamilton Gold Medal Award for his accomplishments in building McDonald’s commodity risk management program.
Michael joined OSI Group LLC in 2013 as Vice President – Chief Accounting Officer in charge before joining Global Risk Management as Executive Vice President in 2016 and then President in 2018. In addition to leading Business Development and Long-Term Business Strategy for Global Risk Management, Michael works extensively with Foodservice clients in designing and implementing commodity risk management strategies. Michael’s specific expertise covers Center-of-the-Plate (Beef, Pork & Poultry) as well as Foreign Exchange. Michael has been a keynote speaker at widely recognized industry conferences including Market Vision and the National Restaurant Association.