Michael is a specialist in environmental planning, policy planning, and urban design. With more than 30 years of experience, his expertise spans project management, environmental impact assessment, policy analysis, and site planning.
Michael manages multi-disciplinary environmental project teams for high-profile, often controversial, highway and transit projects throughout California and the Southwest. Examples include Brightline West high-speed train (Victorville to Las Vegas), California High-Speed Rail (Los Angeles to Anaheim, Burbank to Anaheim, and Palmdale to Burbank segments), Anaheim Rapid Connection (Anaheim Streetcar), and the Orange County CenterLine project.
Michael oversees numerous environmental on-call contracts, including Caltrans (Districts 5, 7, and 10), LA Metro, and the City of Los Angeles’s Bureau of Engineering.
His experience in managing and preparing environmental documents for transportation and infrastructure projects ranges from standalone technical studies, constraints and feasibility studies, and categorical exclusions to environmental impact reports and statements.
B.S., California State Polytechnic University