Senior Associate Michael L. Soares has over 27 years with ExxonMobil in downstream marketing operations. He has held various assignments in light products terminals both marine and pipeline supplied. He also has experience in lube plant operations. His final assignment was as manager of operations, Fuels Marketing, Western United States. In this position, he was responsible for supply of light products to over 1,000 retail and commercial sites in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Texas.
Michael is a retired Captain, USNR. Among his many assignments, he served as Military Assistant to the NAVSEA Inspector General. During his tour, he served as a certified Malcolm Baldrige examiner for IG audits.
Currently he serves on the adjunct faculty at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI in the area of Industrial and Labor Relations.
He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and holds a Master of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from the University of Rhode Island.