Michael was born and raised in the Augusta, Ga area. He grew a love for the building industry by working in the construction industry with his step father from a very young age and continuing through high school and as a young adult. Michael learned a vast knowledge of all aspects of the construction industry while supervising subcontractors on jobsites. The type of projects that Michael has supervised and managed include, pre-engineered metal buildings, fire and water damage restoration, car washes, gas stations, retail shopping centers, build-outs, churches, industrial, hospital, health care, government contracting, NSA, fish and wildlife management and design build. Michael was President and CEO of Taylor Commercial Construction from 2002 till 2016 when he decided to join the S.D. Clifton Construction team. Michael lives in North Augusta with his family.