Michael leads a Sourcing & Procurement team consisting of 42 professional Cast Members in various roles supporting the Disneyland Resort, The Walt Disney World Resort and related Disney segments in the areas of Facilities & Operations Services, Maintenance & Engineering, Creative Entertainment & Costuming and Supplier Relationship Management.
Michael joined the Disneyland Resort team as the Manager of Food & Beverage Sourcing & Procurement in May 2004. Prior to joining Disney, Michael held various positions in Strategic Sourcing, Manufacturing and Human Resources for divisions of Nestlé, Heinz and Kraft at locations throughout the US. Michael earned Bachelors of Science Degrees in Management and Finance from the University of Utah.
Along with serving on the board of the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Michael currently serves on the board of the Cypress College Foundation and has formerly served on the boards of United Cerebral Palsy of Utah and the Tea Association of the United States.