Michael Speed is the Chief Operating Officer of Taylor & Patchen. Michael has held various leadership roles within fortune 500 companies such as ON24, Apollo Education Group, American Eagle Outfitters, MTV Networks, Gap, Inc. and Performant Financial Corporation. Michael’s career spans more than 20 years of outstanding commitment to excellence. Michael has earned the coveted Eagle Scout Award and is still active with Boy Scouts of America. Michael has an undergraduate in Business Administration from University of Phoenix. Some of Michael’s hobbies and interests include hiking, water skiing; wakeboarding, traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends playing games.