Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Michael moved to San Diego in 1977. Having lived in the coastal communities for the first 10 years, Michael has lived in Poway and Ramona since 1989. A single dad, he has a daughter who is an honors graduate from San Diego State University.
Michael studied at California Mira Mar University, specializing in algebra, geometry and history. He worked for Minolta Business Machines in the early 90s. He was a farrier/horseshoer for a decade and is also a horse trainer on occasion.
Michael Moore has been in the automotive industry for ten years, serving Honda and Mazdas dealerships for the Cush Autogroup, Mercedes Benz of San Diego and Poway Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge. He owned and operated The Checkered Flag Sports and Foreign Auto Repair in Pacific Beach for eight years. His hobbies include music, as he is a bass player. He races and rides motocross, and won 2-series championships, the Spring & Summer Series in 2013 at Pala Raceway. Michael enjoys playing with his dogs.