Michael Rathbone is a native of Saint Louis and a 2008 graduate of Saint Louis University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering. In 2010, Michael obtained an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis with concentrations in finance and health care management. At the Show-Me Institute, Michael’s policy areas include the state budget, taxes, public pensions, and public subsidies. He also delivers lectures to area high school students about the Great Depression from an economic perspective. Michael lives in Fenton.