Michael is a committed community leader and small business owner who is running for City Council At-Large in Warren, Michigan. As a family-focused individual, Michael has a deep passion for improving the lives of his fellow citizens. He believes that Warren has great potential to be an even better place to live, work, and play.
Growing up in Detroit, Michael's family moved to Warren over 20 years ago. After graduating from Truett-McConnel College, he returned home with the goal of improving his community. Michael is an active community activist and a dedicated member of his local church.
Michael and his wife Emma have three children and have rescued three puppies. They taught themselves woodworking and founded Howard Family Designs, a custom furniture company. Michael proudly worked with SEND Relief to rebuild homes in Warren that were impacted by the 2014 floods. Currently, he serves on the boards of local non-profits and partners with schools and local churches to use sports as a means of uplifting local youth.
With years of experience in public service, Michael understands the impact of elected officials' decisions on the daily lives of residents. He is dedicated to improving Warren's neighborhoods, enhancing public safety, promoting veterans and residents with disabilities, and expanding parks and recreation. He believes that with a clear plan and committed leadership, Warren can reach its full potential.