Born in the transportation industry, Michael has seen the evolution of trucking first hand. Now for over 15 years of running Kirby International, he has been involved in all aspects of trucking: sales, customer success, service, preventative maintenance, finance and operations all while providing mentorship and coaching to his staff. Michael leads the team with forward thinking ideas, sees the rapidly changing market and sets up processes to be ready for those changes. That is how Kirby International has grown into a leading regional supplier/service organization.
Michael created a software division in 2018 as the world of data has evolved to telematics. Fleet and asset tracking provides businesses with valuable data to improve operations and reduce costs.
Michael’s drive to succeed began as a child with competitive sports. His constant quest for knowledge and evaluation of data keeps him at the forefront of change.
In his spare time, he can be found fulfilling his drive for adventure with fishing, boating, camping, RVing, . Through travelling different parts of the world, Michael has immersed himself in cultures to experience the richness of diversification of thoughts and admiration of nature.
All of these qualities have supported his growth through Kirby International in partnership with his brother Matthew. They have successfully created a family run business thriving through challenges because of their ability to work through change by looking ahead and building diversity within the company.