VICE PRESIDENT OF CAPTURE MANAGEMENT
Michael brings over 25 years of experience developing and managing communications programs for government and commercial clients, including the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs as well as the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Agency for Global Media, the U.S. Travel Insurance Association, Boeing and the American Chemical Society, among others. In his current role, Michael is responsible for strengthening relationships with Vistra’s federal and civilian partnerships as well as driving growth through existing contract vehicles and new business. Prior to Vistra, Michael was the Government Practice Lead for Heart+Mind Strategies, a globally recognized market research consultancy, and before that he led the Federal Practice as a Vice President at Qorvis MSLGroup, a unit of Publicis Groupe. Michael has managed and supported communications campaigns in Washington D.C., across the country and around the world. His experience includes market research, media monitoring and analysis, website design and development, digital and social media campaigns, public and media relations, advertising and event management. Michael holds a B.A. in European Studies with a focus on 20th Century Russia from Vanderbilt University and an MBA in Finance and International Business from the George Washington University.