We had a chance to ask Mike a few questions so you could get to know him better before the big event in November. Here's what he had to say.
JA: What was the hardest job you have ever done?
Michael: "Sell a bank that I helped build."
JA: Did you have a mentor or a role model over the course of your career? Who?
Michael: "James E. Rohr, CEO of PNC."
JA: If you were to create a slogan or a theme song for your life, what would it be?
Michael: “Never, never give up.”
JA: If you could choose one person, living or dead, to have dinner with, who would it be? Why? Michael: "Winston Churchill. He gave witness to the power of words."
JA: What do you think is the single greatest challenge facing the next generation?
Michael: "Absorbing the technological pace of change and keeping vocabulary relevant."