|Michael is an all-in advocate and a hands-on counselor / team leader on behalf of his H+K clients. A veteran of more than 30 years serving clients at the highest levels of three global PR agencies, he has guided leading corporations, trade associations and non-profits through a wide range of campaigns and crises.
His work has been recognized with a PRSA Silver Anvil Award of Excellence in 2017 and PR Week’s Public Affairs Campaign of the Year in 2007.
Michael has served on the client side of the client / agency relationship as well. He was vice president of strategic affairs and public relations at Chesapeake Energy Corporation in Oklahoma City, where he led internal and external communications initiatives and served as media spokesperson.
Michael first joined the firm in as GM of the DC office and US Head of Public Affairs in 2008. After his stint in the oil patch, he rejoined H+K as GM of the Houston office and Head of the Energy Practice in 2014.