A. Michael Ruderman is a government and communications professional with over 30 years of experience in real estate, nonprofits, and community affairs. He currently works in land acquisition for the Mass. Highway department of MassDOT and is a licensed real estate agent. Michael is a graduate of Harvard College with a degree in history and has pursued graduate study in Community Development at UMassLowell. He and his wife and daughter (along with a menagerie of cats and dogs) have lived in Arlington for over 25 years.