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Title: Town Councilman
Michael J. Krahe, Ph.D., a fulltime resident of Carefree since 2009, is a former executive for a Fortune 400 property casualty insurance carrier. His professional focus was in business strategy and execution, human resources, and technology. He and his wife Valerie reside in Ocotillo Ridge Estates. Their two grown children reside nearby.
Michael is currently involved with business development for a start-up company and is the founder and co-owner, partnered with his son, of a dental and medical training academy.
Michael previously served on Carefree’s Planning and Zoning committee and held the Vice Chairman position prior to his election to Town Council. He has been involved in many of the discussions around Carefree’s revitalization efforts.
Michael holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Administration from SUNY-Buffalo, an M.S. in Counseling and B.A. in English from Gannon University.
Growing Carefree while maintaining its charm is goal number one. Michael is committed to open discussion and dialogue, citizen involvement, and working together with honesty and integrity for a common purpose.
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