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Gerald Hector welcomes Michael G. McPherson to It's Easy Son

Michael G. McPherson is the Chief Financial Officer for the National Education Association (NEA) in Washington, DC. He directs NEA’s financial and business operations while serving on several Boards, Trusts and Planning and Policy-making committees. He is the Chair of Education International’s Audit Committee (Brussels, Belgium) as well as the Chair of the Audit and Financial Review Committee of California Casualty Insurance Group. Michael is a licensed CPA and obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from Howard University.

He attended Calabar High School in Jamaica from 1969-1976. During his tenure at Calabar he captained the 1972 winning Colts (U-15) football team and the Colts cricket teams and participated at Champs as a high jumper. He later captained the Manning Cup team and was a member of the 1974 winning Walker Cup and All Manning teams. He was later awarded a full football scholarship to Howard University in Washington DC where he graduated with honors. Over the past 10 years he has contributed generously to various Calabar initiatives through his one-man Washington DC's Calabar Old Boys

Association, (COBA) chapter and also a member of the David "Wagga" Hunt Scholarship Initiative and JHUAN (Jamaica Howard University Affinity Network). His contributions are earmarked evenly between education/curriculum and sporting endeavors, and he is a true epitome of student/athlete exemplar. Listen in as he shares his passion for young people and the generation that will follow us.



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