Judge, 2014 Global Finals

Michael is the Co-Founder of Tandem Legal Group in Washington, D.C. Tandem offers both expert legal service and strategic business advice to help drive growth in young and innovative companies. Tandem prides itself on coordinating interactive processes and plans to help companies achieve their goals. Tandem boasts an “anti-law firm culture,” and promotes it’s own unique tagline “BIKE: Be yourself, Innovate, Kindness, and Engagement.” Before founding and leading Tandem, Michael was the CEO of Medifast, Inc., where he played a significant role in leading the company to forty-six quarters of profitability. Prior to Medifast, Michael was a Senior Analyst for the Blackstone Group, a private equity group in New York City.