Retired VP & COO of Scherer Bros. Lumber Company - Michael received his BS in government from Saint John's University in 1967, and served as Army platoon leader in Vietnam. His working career with Scherer Bros. Lumber Co. spanned from 1969 to 2000, including twenty years as VP and Chief Operating Officer. He currently sits on the boards of Saint John's Building and Grounds Committee,, Audit Committee and Student Development Committee. Other boards Michael on include the Development Committee at St. Therese Senior Facilities in New Hope, Chair of Senior Catholic Services of the St. Paul Archdiocese, and is a trustee of Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Medina. Michael resides in Wayzata with his wife, Susanne. They have four children (Gretchen, Ellen, Matthew, Catherine) and eight grandchildren.