Bachelor of Science, University Cincinnati, 1972.
Owner, manager, Michael Wirtz Designer Inc., Boca Raton, Florida. Member of advisory board Contract magazine, New York City, 1981, Design Center Americans, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1981-1992, Interior and Sources magazine, Chicago, 1989, BauderColl., Fort Lauderdale, since 1993. Trustee Federal Interior Design Foundation, chairman, 1991-1995.
Trustee Foundation for Interior Design Education Research, 1983-1991, chairman, 1989. Member State Florida Board Architecture and Interior Design, since 1994, chairman, 1997, 98.
Trustee, Chairman of the Board Federal Interior Designers Foundation, since 1991. Fellow Institute Business Designers (vice president 1979-1981, distinguished merit award 1986;trustee Foundation, treasurer 1985-1987, president 1990-1992). Member Council Federal Interior Designers (honorary), International Society Designers (honorary), Interior Design Educators Council (honorary), International Interior Design Association (life, Star award 1997), Boca Raton History Society.