Michael Anderson has been a certified marina manager for seven years and has managed a private marina for 16 years. He has 20 years’ experience as a private business owner and a small business consultant. Anderson has conducted lectures in various forums for academic programs from elementary classes to collegiate studies, as well as for other contemporary settings, generally in fields related to his cultural, educational, managerial and entrepreneurial experiences. Anderson has also been part of various civic boards for local, state and regional projects.