Agricen's President and CEO Michael Totora brings innovative solutions to market through pragmatic applications that drive value for growers. Under his stewardship, Agricen has emerged as a market leader in the delivery of biocatalyst technologies for efficient and sustainable plant nutrition.
Prior to his current role, Michael held positions both as senior vice president and as chief operating officer of Advanced Microbial Solutions, shepherding the company’s commercialization efforts from 2002 to 2012. Previously, he was a management consultant at the firms ZEFER and C-Change, with clients including Microsoft, Prudential Insurance, GTE, State Farm Insurance, Bell Atlantic, Ford, Netscape, American General Insurance and Citigroup.
Michael brings extensive strategic management experience to Agricen. He has directed teams and clients in articulating business strategies, constructing development plans and developing financial cases. He has also worked on numerous strategic projects, including mergers and acquisitions, new business spin-outs and prioritization and execution of corporate initiatives.
Michael holds a BS in ocean engineering from Florida Atlantic University, with a specialization in underwater acoustics.