Michael has deep expertise in the financial services, fintech/payments, retail and consumer product, and technology sectors and a network of global media and industry relationships he has cultivated over nearly three decades. He focuses on creating and executing corporate and financial announcement campaigns and building thought leadership platforms that raise the stature of BCG’s clients and their senior executives. Michael leads several of BCG’s longest-running client accounts, including First Insight and PredictSpring, as well as a number of startup/early-stage technology client accounts. He is particularly adept at leveraging consumer and market data to help tell brand stories and achieve client objectives and at identifying and securing keynote and panel opportunities for clients at high-profile industry events. Prior to joining BCG in 2002, Michael spent seven years at Morgen-Walke Associates, where he led the firm’s retail and consumer media practice. He serves as a member of the board of the Children’s Hearing Institute. Michael holds a BA in communications from James Madison University.