After getting his Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, Michael Ury worked in the music field for several years and then directed his efforts towards the computer industry. He has held positions as a computer trainer, programmer and director as well has having his own computer consulting business for seven years. To help balance the sometimes myopic world of computers, Michael has continued to pursue his love of entertainment and public speaking. Along with his stand-up comedy, Michael has also presented his unique brand of public speaking to corporations and to teen groups. Most recently, Michael was the President of his local Toastmasters club and took first place at their regional speaking event.