Michael specializes in public affairs and public policy.
Prior to working at LS2group, Michael worked with a public affairs firm to build coalitions, outreach, and media writing in support of wind energy and federal tax policy reform. With the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development, he helped revamp Ames-area events to attract students and improve the well being of residents.
Michael graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in political science. While attending ISU, Michael organized the Iowa Student Union, a student-led coalition that focused on advancing K-12 student representation and resources for teachers. Michael’s experience with education policy led him to become a research assistant with the ISU Department of Political Science. In this capacity, his work focused on the relationship between partisanship and K-12 education funding in Iowa. As a student at Iowa State, Michael also occupied leadership positions in Phi Kappa Psi, Iowa Beta Chapter, the ISU Blood Drive, and ISU Student Government’s Legislative Ambassadors.