Dr. Michael Giovanetti graduated Cum Laude from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1979. He did three years of undergraduate course work at Xavier University from 1972 to 1975. He has been an active member of the American Optometric Association and Ohio Optometric Association since graduation, and has served as past-president of the Cincinnati Optometric Association. He and his wife Paula celebrated 31 years of marriage in April of 2010, and have two children, Paul and Lynne. He has been active in the past with Boy Scouts of America, serving as Troop 871 Committee Chairman for over six years.
He is an avid scuba diver, and has been volunteering with the Newport Aquarium Dive Team since November 1999. He has also been involved with radio control airplane modeling for over 30 years now.