Michael Xirinachs M.A. '83
Michael was born and raised in New York. He is a graduate of St. Johns University Class of 1981 BA, as well as a graduate of Fairfield University Class of 1983, with a Master's degree in Applied Psychology. Michael has had a lengthy and successful career on Wall Street which enables him to continue his philanthropic work among many charities. Starting with his own involvement in the Boy Scouts, where he obtained the rank of Eagle Scout, Michael has always been committed to helping others and is now an executive board member of The Theodore Roosevelt Council - Boy Scouts of America. Michael also gives of his time to The National Center for Disability Services located in Albertson, New York. He is also an avid sports enthusiast and particularly loves baseball. He has been coaching a National Travel Baseball Team for the past 10 years whose participants come from all over the United States. His love of sports also carries his involvement to youth lacrosse where he was instrumental in setting up the first Not-for-Profit youth lacrosse team where its participants paid nothing to play - thus allowing all kids the chance to play lacrosse without the interference of their ability to pay. He is blessed to have three beautiful children, Michael, Matthew, and Brianna who all share their father's love of sports. His eldest son, Michael attends Bentley University and is quickly following in his father's footsteps, majoring in Management and playing on the university's baseball team, while Matthew is at St. Anthony's High School and is eager to pursue a college education to incorporate his love of lacrosse. Brianna is in middle school and enjoys playing volleyball.