Michael L. Story, MBA

Michael L. Story, MBA

Client Executive, Partner

Michael Story’s diverse financial background gives him a unique perspective when working with business owners and risk management advisors to secure the most appropriate protection. Over a 30 year career 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. His background provides an in-depth knowledge for evaluating and mitigating risk and for placing proper protective coverage.

Michael joined Sentinel as a client executive and partner, and he assists with the management and operation of the firm. In addition to management responsibilities, Michael supports a robust 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 service.

Boards & Memberships

  • StepUp Ministry, chairman elect, executive, personnel and board development committees
  • Rotary Club of the Capital City, past president and current board member
  • Raleigh Historic Development Commission, past commissioner and past executive committee member
  • Occoneechee Council annual fund raiser
  • BSA Troop 357 past Troop Committee Chairman and Advancement Chairman


Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Wake Forest University

Graduate of the University of Tennessee Knoxville