Michael was born in Buffalo, New York, but grew up in Lakeland and graduated from Santa Fe Catholic High School. He later earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Management from Florida State University – GO NOLES! Michael loves sports – his favorites being soccer and golf. Michael helps keep Lake Gibson Village operating smoothly. Michael wears multiple hats in his role as Business Manager, but the one Michael treasures the most is his captain’s hat. He wears that proudly whenever he is operating as Captain Alvarez – escorting residents on weekly excursions around Lake Gibson on our pontoon boat!