Michael is a strategist known for his level head who has worked and won campaigns of all shapes and sizes. He takes huge pride in serving as a guide for inspired leaders stepping up to serve their communities.
Michael holds a M.S. in Environmental Policy and Management and a B.S. in Earth System Science, with Honors, both from Stanford University. Michael currently sits on the Board of the Riveters Collective and Riveters Collective PAC as well as the Whatcom Democrats Campaign Committee.
Beginning in May of 2018, Michael began adapting his experience with grassroots campaigning to the project of candidate campaigns. He specializes in supporting strong progressives in swing and safe red districts, under the theory that we must contest disproportionate corporate power wherever it holds.
He provides full-service campaign services for candidates, including staff hiring, training, and management; voter targeting; messaging; and basic graphic design services. He is also available to consult on independent expenditure campaigns.
PROJECT + ACADEMIC CONSULTING
Michael has lived on the West Coast of the US for 25 years, surrounded by the boldest innovators on the planet. As a millennial, he brings a unique capacity for pattern-recognition and trend-spotting to the business of project consulting and research. Click on any image below for a brief project description.
In 2017-18, his clients have included Sightline Institute, the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, and MASH Strategy Studio. In 2015-16, he conducted his first four projects as a Student Consultant with the Stanford Global Projects Center (GPC) and the Stanford Community Engaged Learning Program (CELP).
March 2020 - December 2020
Regional Campaigns Director, Northwest Washington
Research and Strategy Intern, and
Volpert Scholar in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science