Michael Hait, CGSM
Professional Genealogist
Visual Resume
July 2011
CONTACT INFORMATION
Michael Hait, CGSM
michael.hait@hotmail.com
www.haitfamilyresearch.com
Twitter: @michaelhait
CG and Ce...
EXPERIENCE
I started researching my own
family tree at age 9 years.
I have been conducting
research for clients
professionally since 2006.
Testimonials
“I was very impressed with the research Michael
performed for me at the Maryland State Archives. He
was able ...
Testimonials
“… I found him to be a true professional in every
respect. Many time over the years that I had the
pleasure t...
Testimonials
“... His work has been very thorough and his
expertise in the field of genealogy coupled with
Maryland histor...
For more testimonials from
past clients, visit my LinkedIn
profile:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelhait
I identified living descendants of Frederick
County, Md., slaves for an Essence magazine
article published in Feb 2011
Vice-President of the
National Capital Area chapter of the
Association of Professional
Genealogists since January 2010
htt...
Graduate
ProGen Study Group 5
Creator & Instructor for
“Research: African-American Ancestors”
course
National Institute for Genealogical Studies
http://...
PUBLICATIONS
The Family History Research Toolkit
CD-ROM
(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2008)
Genealogy At A Glance:
African American Genealogy Research
(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2011)
Hait Family History Research Publications
http://stores.lulu.com/michaelhait
Records of the Slave Claims Commissions,
1864-1867
Volume One:
Register of Claims of Delaware
Commission
Volume Two:
Regis...
The Civil War Draft in Maryland
Lists of Drafted Men, 1862-1865
Volume I:
16 Oct 1862-23 Jun 1864
Volume II:
24 Jun 1864-8...
Online State Resources for Genealogy
E-book
“Researchers who are delving into
states that are unfamiliar territory will
fi...
“African American Genealogy
Examiner”
“African American Genealogy
Examiner”
Over 150 articles published
since April 2009
Nominated for Family Tree Magazine’s
“4...
“Baltimore Genealogy & History
Examiner”
Over 50 articles published
since January 2010
“Baltimore Genealogy & History
Examiner”
Frequent Contributor to
Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy,
and Discovering Family History
magazines
“Using Historic Newspapers
for Information on Your Civil
War-Era Ancestors,”
Association of Professional
Genealogists Quar...
AWARDS
2nd Place, Category I “Newspaper Articles”
2010 Excellence-in-Writing Competition
International Society of Family History
...
1st Place, Category I “Newspaper Articles”
2011 Excellence-in-Writing Competition
International Society of Family History
...
AVAILABLE LECTURES
I am available to present genealogy lectures
for societies on the East Coast, or nation-
wide using remote lecturing techn...
“What is a ‘Reasonably Exhaustive
Search’?”
“Online State Resources for Genealogy:
Beyond AncestryTM and FamilySearchTM”
“African-American Genealogy:
Tearing Down the Brickwalls”
Testimonials
“…His knowledge of African American genealogical research is
astounding. He was able to direct members to the...
“Your Civil War Ancestors:
A Guide to Research”
Testimonials
“Michael did a fantastic job presenting a class on the topic of
Civil War Ancestors at the 2009 Mid-Atlantic ...
“Researching Online at the Maryland
State Archives Website”
“Identifying Slave Owners in Maryland”
“Beyond Ancestry and FamilySearch:
Online Records for African-American Research”
Testimonials
“‘Beyond Ancestry and FamilySearch: Online Records for
African-American Research’ is impressive. Members of o...
For more reviews from my past
lectures & webinars, take a look at
my SpeakerMix profile:
http://speakermix.com/michael-hait
I can also create
custom lectures on
many genealogy
topics upon request.
POWERPOINT DESIGN
FOR GENEALOGY PRESENTERS
Before…
After
Before…
After
See full presentation samples at:
http://www.slideshare.net/michaelhait
CONTACT INFORMATION
Michael Hait, CGSM
michael.hait@hotmail.com
www.haitfamilyresearch.com
Twitter: @michaelhait
CG and Ce...
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  1. 1. Michael Hait, CGSM Professional Genealogist Visual Resume July 2011
  2. 2. CONTACT INFORMATION Michael Hait, CGSM michael.hait@hotmail.com www.haitfamilyresearch.com Twitter: @michaelhait CG and Certified Genealogist are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by board certificants after periodic competency evaluation, and the board name is registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.
  3. 3. EXPERIENCE
  4. 4. I started researching my own family tree at age 9 years.
  5. 5. I have been conducting research for clients professionally since 2006.
  6. 6. Testimonials “I was very impressed with the research Michael performed for me at the Maryland State Archives. He was able to complete the research quickly and the report he wrote for me was very professional and informative. I would definitely recommend his services to others.” -- C. A., Greater New York City Area
  7. 7. Testimonials “… I found him to be a true professional in every respect. Many time over the years that I had the pleasure to work with Mike, he went above and beyond that which was expected and always provided me with a quality product and excellent results. I have recommended him to others and would continue to do so.” -- B. C., Palm Beach, Florida
  8. 8. Testimonials “... His work has been very thorough and his expertise in the field of genealogy coupled with Maryland history has been top-rate. His reports are well written and conclusions well documented. I’d highly recommend Michael for similar work in this area. I’ve been very pleased with the results of his work and have found him to be a true professional.” -- A. G., Columbia, Maryland
  9. 9. For more testimonials from past clients, visit my LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelhait
  10. 10. I identified living descendants of Frederick County, Md., slaves for an Essence magazine article published in Feb 2011
  11. 11. Vice-President of the National Capital Area chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists since January 2010 http://www.ncac-apg.org
  12. 12. Graduate ProGen Study Group 5
  13. 13. Creator & Instructor for “Research: African-American Ancestors” course National Institute for Genealogical Studies http://www.genealogicalstudies.com/
  14. 14. PUBLICATIONS
  15. 15. The Family History Research Toolkit CD-ROM (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2008)
  16. 16. Genealogy At A Glance: African American Genealogy Research (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2011)
  17. 17. Hait Family History Research Publications http://stores.lulu.com/michaelhait
  18. 18. Records of the Slave Claims Commissions, 1864-1867 Volume One: Register of Claims of Delaware Commission Volume Two: Register of Claims of the Kentucky Commission Volume Three: Journal of the First Maryland Commission
  19. 19. The Civil War Draft in Maryland Lists of Drafted Men, 1862-1865 Volume I: 16 Oct 1862-23 Jun 1864 Volume II: 24 Jun 1864-8 Apr 1865
  20. 20. Online State Resources for Genealogy E-book “Researchers who are delving into states that are unfamiliar territory will find this book a helpful introduction. Seasoned specialists will also find this book a handy reference to remind them of the tremendous collections available on the internet.” — Marian Pierre-Louise, Marian’s Roots and Rambles blog http://rootsandrambles.blogspot.com 30 Jan 2011
  21. 21. “African American Genealogy Examiner”
  22. 22. “African American Genealogy Examiner” Over 150 articles published since April 2009 Nominated for Family Tree Magazine’s “40 Best Genealogy Blogs” in 2009
  23. 23. “Baltimore Genealogy & History Examiner”
  24. 24. Over 50 articles published since January 2010 “Baltimore Genealogy & History Examiner”
  25. 25. Frequent Contributor to Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy, and Discovering Family History magazines
  26. 26. “Using Historic Newspapers for Information on Your Civil War-Era Ancestors,” Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, March 2011, pp. 19–24.
  27. 27. AWARDS
  28. 28. 2nd Place, Category I “Newspaper Articles” 2010 Excellence-in-Writing Competition International Society of Family History Writers & Editors
  29. 29. 1st Place, Category I “Newspaper Articles” 2011 Excellence-in-Writing Competition International Society of Family History Writers & Editors
  30. 30. AVAILABLE LECTURES
  31. 31. I am available to present genealogy lectures for societies on the East Coast, or nation- wide using remote lecturing technology. I have also presented several of these lectures as genealogy “webinars” since March 2011.
  32. 32. “What is a ‘Reasonably Exhaustive Search’?”
  33. 33. “Online State Resources for Genealogy: Beyond AncestryTM and FamilySearchTM”
  34. 34. “African-American Genealogy: Tearing Down the Brickwalls”
  35. 35. Testimonials “…His knowledge of African American genealogical research is astounding. He was able to direct members to the best available resources, no matter what they were searching for. He also explained ways to avoid 'brick walls' in research, and gave many helpful tips for doing the most thorough research possible. I would highly recommend Mr. Hait for any research project, talk, or workshop.“ --Holly Burnham, Director of Education, Montpelier Mansion, Laurel, Maryland
  36. 36. “Your Civil War Ancestors: A Guide to Research”
  37. 37. Testimonials “Michael did a fantastic job presenting a class on the topic of Civil War Ancestors at the 2009 Mid-Atlantic Family History Conference. Michael's reviews from class attendees praised his depth of knowledge and energetic nature. We'd be happy to have Michael back with us again for further presentations, and appreciate his "can-do" attitude!” -- Paul Davis, Mid-Atlantic Family History Conference, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  38. 38. “Researching Online at the Maryland State Archives Website”
  39. 39. “Identifying Slave Owners in Maryland”
  40. 40. “Beyond Ancestry and FamilySearch: Online Records for African-American Research”
  41. 41. Testimonials “‘Beyond Ancestry and FamilySearch: Online Records for African-American Research’ is impressive. Members of our genealogy group were amazed to learn about the vast array of online resources currently available. Equally valuable was Michael’s commentary on the quality, geographic scope, ease of search, and research limitations of each of the websites. I would highly recommend this timely, comprehensive, and informative presentation.” -- Alice Harris, AAHGS-Central Maryland Chapter, Columbia, Md.
  42. 42. For more reviews from my past lectures & webinars, take a look at my SpeakerMix profile: http://speakermix.com/michael-hait
  43. 43. I can also create custom lectures on many genealogy topics upon request.
  44. 44. POWERPOINT DESIGN FOR GENEALOGY PRESENTERS
  45. 45. Before… After
  46. 46. Before… After
  47. 47. See full presentation samples at: http://www.slideshare.net/michaelhait
  48. 48. CONTACT INFORMATION Michael Hait, CGSM michael.hait@hotmail.com www.haitfamilyresearch.com Twitter: @michaelhait CG and Certified Genealogist are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by board certificants after periodic competency evaluation, and the board name is registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.
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