About the author

Michael R. Wholihan is a part-time EMT for his local community. His grandparents honorably served in World War II for the U.S. Army, Marine Corp, and Woman’s Auxiliary Corps. His father served in the Vietnam area for the U.S. Army as an Officer.

Michael has been the recipient of the Fostering Minority, Women, Veterans and Underserved Populations Award and the State Ambassador of the Year Award. Both recognition awards were for his work in economic development with small businesses. Michaels initial publication, Educating Entrepreneurs: Strategies to Develop Small Businesses, was his doctoral dissertation from a Division I, AAU National Research University.

Michael and his wife are raising two children with medical special needs, one via adoption. He counts his many blessings and is grateful for each day.