Knights of Saint Patrick Aide to the Grand Marshal
Michael is a successful entrepreneur from Newcastle West, County Limerick , who arrived in New York City in 1993 on a business visa.
The business relationships he developed led him to start Emerald Dry Cleaning in 1998. He has since expanded his business to include uniform sales and business maintenance. His latest enterprise, started in 2012, is a clothing storage firm used by many high-fashion designers.
Michael was the third of four children born to Nora and Michael Cremin, of Newcastle West, in County Limerick. He attended The Courtney Boys School and (S.M.I) Scoil Mhuire Agus Ide. In additions to his businesses, he serves the community as a Knight of St. Patrick and as a Knight of Columbus.
Michael and his wife, Rhonda Dowling, have two daughters, Nicole,16, and Michaela, who is ten years old. They live in East Hanover, New Jersey. Michael is very active in his parish, St. Rose of Lima, in East Hanover, N.J., where he serves on the Board of the Parish Council.
Michael enjoys following Gaelic sports, as well as the occasional chat in his native tongue.