Michael has been with Continental Grain Company (CGC) since 1996. He actively supports the investment activities of Arlon Group and is a member of the Arlon Group investment committee. Prior to joining CGC, Michael was a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers, where he served in a variety of senior positions in the investment banking and firm investment areas. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc, where he serves as non-executive Chairman, and is also a director of Stifel Financial Corp. He has previously served as a director of a number of other publicly-held companies, including Smithfield Foods Inc. and Financial Federal Corporation. He is also active in a number of educational, religious, health care and philanthropic organizations. Michael received his BA from Trinity College and his MBA, with honors, from Harvard Business School.