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Dean's Advisory Council: Timothy Michael

Timothy Michael is the principal of Michael Freres & Associates, Inc. (MFA). The firm takes equity positions in public and private companies and partners with other firms in real estate and business developments. MFA currently owns an apartment complex that caters to business travelers and individuals with short term housing needs. Prior to founding MFA Mr. Michael was CEO and owner of two companies, which grew rapidly and were sold to publicly owned entities.

Mr. Michael is a 1970 graduate of The Ohio State University. Upon graduation he entered military service as an officer in the US Navy. In 1974 he returned to OSU and graduated with an MBA in 1976. He spent 15 years in the investment banking industry prior to becoming an entrepreneur. Mr. Michael is the Chairman of the Sigma Chi Fraternity Foundation Board of Governors and has been active in various military veteran charity causes.