Michael A. Carter Sr.

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Michael A. Carter Sr. currently serves as Managing Partner of Pinnacle Construction Partners, LLC a commercial preconstruction, planning and construction management service company for the public and private sector and President and CEO of MAC LLC, a commercial and residential development company.  

Michael graduated from high school in Detroit, Michigan and has a B.A.  (1972) cum laude and a M.B.A. (1978) from the University of Detroit Mercy. He and wife Pamela reside in Franklin, Tennessee. Michael and Pamela are proud parents of a son Michael Jr. and daughter Marcya. Both children are graduates of the University of Michigan.

Michael is active in several civic and community organizations. He is co-founder of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy a charter school in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. He currently serves as President of Operation Graduation, Chairman of Sigma Pi Phi Chi Boule Foundation and The University of Detroit Mercy Board of Trustees. He is former board chair of the Nashville Public Education Foundation and United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. Michael has also served as a board member on the Middle Tennessee Council Boy Scouts of America, 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee, Nashville State Community College Foundation, Nashville Chamber of Commerce and Brentwood Chamber of Commerce.

Michael is the recipient of many awards including the University of Detroit Mercy’s Spirit Award honoring outstanding alumni, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Jr. Excellence in Volunteer Leadership Award, Nashville Chamber Volunteer of the Year, 100 Black Men Distinguished Member, Charter School Leadership Award, and the R.H. Boyd Minority Business of the Year.

Michael is a Leadership Nashville and Leadership Brentwood alumnus and is a competitive master swimmer and clay shooting enthusiast.

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