Michael S. Vogler is the Vice President of Corporate Development for the Tax Foundation. In this role, he works directly with executives from America’s business community and develops strategic relationships with trade and lobbying groups who are concerned with the economic direction of the country and who wish to see America’s tax code more competitive and pro-growth.
Michael has a B.S. from the University of Rochester and an M.S.Ed. from Shenandoah University. Prior to joining the Tax Foundation, Michael was a sales executive representing some of the world’s largest companies: HP, Compaq, Minolta and Hitachi Business Systems. He has a strong background in direct sales, consulting, and customer service.
Michael also taught high school and coached varsity sports for seven years in Loudoun County Public Schools. His background in education, competitive sales, and business development make his skill set unique. His work with America’s youth in the classroom and on the athletic field combined with his understanding of the business world has made him passionate about working toward stronger economic growth in America, so our children have an economy they can be part of one day.
Michael lives in Alexandria, VA with his wife Sarah and daughter Charlotte. In his spare time, he likes to play hockey, cook, travel, and play with his dog.
Today, the Tax Foundation released our new research on Initiative Petition 28 in Oregon, entitled “Oregon Initiative Petition 28: The Threat to Oregon’s Tax Climate.” If adopted, Oregon would rank worst in the nation on...