Founder and Executive Director of Winning Margins
Cofounder, President and Executive Director of Community Groundwork
Michael has over 15 years of electoral, advocacy, and government experience. Michael started his career in advocacy at Greenpeace, where he was a face-to-face fundraiser and a city coordinator. He joined the 2008 Obama presidential campaign in New Mexico as a field organizer. Between 2009 and 2011, Michael worked on several city council and state senate races in New York and Washington D.C. before he rejoined Obama’s campaign team in New Hampshire as the deputy field director. Michael’s experience includes program director for Airbnb, a researcher on Capitol Hill, New Hampshire Deputy State Director and California State Director for Bernie Sanders, and New Hampshire State Director for Pete Buttigieg. In 2017, Michael founded Winning Margins’, a company that lowers the barrier of entry for underfunded candidates who lack the financial resources and staff talent to compete. Michael is a communication’s strategist and consultant, his most recent clients include the Georgetown Beeck Center, GenForward, Vote.org, and Rhode Island Department of Labor. Most recently, Michael ran for Claremont City Council, founded Community Groundwork, a 501(c)(3) focused on training community college students interested in a career in government and politics, and was a writer for the Claremont Courier.
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