Michael is also active as a board member of the SW Florida Heroes Foundation and Julian Keen Memorial Scholarship. SW Florida Heroes Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization established to provide financial assistance to the local heroes and aspiring heroes of Southwest Florida, including military personnel, law enforcement, firefighters/EMTs, and teachers. Julian “Batman” Keen, Jr. honorably served and gave his life in service of this community as a Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Officer. To honor Julian’s life and sacrifice, friends and community leaders have established the Julian Keen Memorial Scholarship, a fund for SWFL youth committed to pursuing a career as a first responder. The foundation proudly operates under and shares its mission with the community under the hashtag #BeLikeJulian.
Michael and his wife Jamie have also chaired events for the American Heart Association and the Heart Ball to raise awareness and provide funding related to heart research and the prevention of heart disease.