Michael L. Story, MBA

Michael’s diverse financial background gives him a unique perspective when working with business owners and risk management advisors to secure the most appropriate protection. With over 36 years of experience in the financial services industry, Michael has served clients both in commercial banking and private industry as a Chief Risk Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President. He has also been instrumental in starting two successful businesses.

Michael joined Sentinel as a Client Executive and Partner. Michael grows and supports a portfolio of operating company clients as well as non-profit, professional services, real estate, banking, and high net worth clients. He has worked with multi-state risks as well as international exposures. Above all, Michael advises his clients on mitigating risks and protecting assets whether through the proper placement of coverage or other options.

Throughout his career, Michael has remained dedicated to serving the community through volunteering for a number of non-profits and board services.


The University of Tennessee
B.A., Zoology, Chemistry, and Business Administration

Wake Forest University, School of Business
MBA, Finance

Harvard Business School
Executive Education Program, Governing for Nonprofit Excellence

Boards & Memberships

Former Chair-Elect, StepUp Ministry
Former President and Current Member, Rotary Club of the Capital City
Former Commissioner and Executive Committee Member, Raleigh Historic Development Commission
Former Occoneeche Council Annual Fundraiser
Former Troop Committee Advancement Chairman, BSA Troop 357