Michael joined RWR having spent the prior several years working as an in-house Landman in Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas. His firsthand industry knowledge, both in-the-field and at the executive level, has helped Michael become one of Houston's foremost recruiters of land professionals. Michael's strength lies in his ability to relate to both the clients and candidates. His clients, which range from the global majors to start-up Exploration & Production companies, appreciate his acute understanding of their job requirements and his skill in finding specialized candidates, whether the position is for a Vice President or a Division Order Analyst. Conversely, Michael relates to his candidates on a personal level, having been there himself, while assisting them in the transition from one position to the next level in their career. He graduated from the Pennsylvania State University, stays active in AAPL events and with wind energy projects in Oklahoma and Colorado.