Michael joined the Compliance Risk organization of Paychex in March 2015 as Manager, Retirement Services Compliance. In this role, he oversees a team responsible for regulatory compliance of the Paychex retirement products, government and industry group relations, and business partner consulting. Before joining Paychex, Michael was the Sr. Manager of Client Services at EPIC Advisors, a Rochester, NY-based 401(k) provider with a niche in the banking industry. Prior to his time at EPIC advisors, Michael was the Manager Director & Chief Investment Officer at Fischer Investment Group, a Pittsford, NY-based Registered Investment Advisor. Michael received a BA from Geneseo State University and an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology. He also holds the designations of Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) and Qualified Plan Financial Consultant (QPFC). Michael is also a member of the ASPPA Government Affairs Committee, NAPA Government Affairs Committee, and the NPRC State Retirement Programs Sub-committee.