Virginia Military Institute
An executive in economic development, Michael Erin formerly led the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance as chief of staff and director of operations. He has since transitioned to the position of vice president of development with the Economic Club of Las Vegas. Michael Erin holds a bachelor of arts in economics and business from the Virginia Military Institute, which was recently recognized by Business First magazine.
Business First ranked Virginia Military Institute 45th on its list of nearly 500 four-year public schools in the United States. Only three Virginia schools ranked higher. The magazine bases its rankings on data from the US Census Bureau American Community Survey and the National Center for Education Statistics.
Business First ranks only public colleges and universities and considers selectivity and the cost of tuition and housing. Other criteria include retention rates, graduate rates, and the quality of campus resources.
With a degree in economics and business from the Virginia Military Institute, Michael Erin serves as principal and managing partner at Progressive Management & Associates in Chicago. In his free time, Michael Erin enjoys following his favorite baseball team, the Chicago Cubs.
In a recently released statement, the Cubs announced that Fly the W, the team’s 2016 championship season book, is now available for purchase. Covering events from the beginning of spring training to the November day when the Cubs finally clinched their first World Series title in more than a century, the 160-page hardcover book includes stories from the Daily Herald as well as personal essays from prominent members of the Cubs community, including Tom Ricketts, Joe Maddon, and Ryne Sandberg.
In addition to engaging text, the coffee-table book features nearly 100 full-color photographs taken by Steve Green, the Cubs’ photographer. Fly The W can be purchased on the team’s official website and from other online retailers.