Michael Beitler is an author, business professor, and political candidate. He is married to spouse, Danielle, and has three children. He received his BS in Finance/Economics from the University of Central Florida in 1976, his MA in Psychology from Norwich University in 1994 and his PhD in Leadership Development from the The Union Institute in 1997. Dr. Beitler is a former business professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, business consultant, radio show, author of three books, and a former Chief Financial Officer. Beitler ran in 2010 as a Libertarian for U.S. Senate in 2010.