Michael studied at Emporia State Teachers College in Emporia, Kansas, United States.
From 1975 to 1976 Michael worked as a resident manager in Martin Marietta in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. In a year he was a director in Jones Rentals in Bonner Springs, Kansas, United States. He worked there until 1990. Since 1990 he was a President, chief executive officer in Fincher Realty in Overland Park, Kansas, United States.
Michael married to Debra J. Fincher ]on May 28, 1971 (divorced in July 1994). Children: Angie Dawn, Ryan Michael. He married to Michelle S. Fincher on June 11, 1997. Children: Abby, Jared Ari.