A military brat, Vaughn Michael attended the United States Military Academy and received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Following graduation, he commissioned as a 2LT in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer. He served as a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer in 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Fort Lewis, WA. He then served as a Brigade Chief of Operations, Squadron Planner, and Rifle Company Commander at 1st Brigade Combat Team at Fort Campbell, KY. As he transitions out of the military, he is taking advantage of the Career Skills Program, interning at Cisco Global Service and Logistics. Fall of 2021 Vaughn will begin his studies as an MBA Candidate at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business as a Tauber Institute for Global Operations Fellow.