Michael Berlucchi was born in Virginia Beach, and has spent a majority of his life there. He is currently the Community Engagement Manager at the Chrysler Museum of Art. Berlucchi is an LGBTQ activist, and received an OUTstanding Virginians award from Equality Virginia in 2018.

Berlucchi is an active community volunteer and serves several community and nonprofit organizations, including Teens with a Purpose, United Negro College Fund, and Virginia Beach for Fairness, Hampton Roads LGBT Public Safety Consortium, African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach and the Hope House Foundation. He has also served as a member of the Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission, Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation and as president of Hampton Roads Pride.

Berlucchi has authored a number of articles and given presentations on a range of topics related to his work and community/civic engagement. Michael was recognized by Inside Business as one of their Top Forty under 40 in 2015. He is a graduate of First Colonial High School, George Mason University, the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia, and the CIVIC Leadership Institute.