As CEO of Magnitude Consulting, Michael draws on fifteen years of experience as a strategist, designer, and developer. He most recently worked as COO for Data Trust. Prior to 2019, Michael helped run Adam Putnam's gubernatorial race in Florida and served as senior digital director for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Working for Thom Tillis, Michael helped Republicans regain the U.S. Senate in 2014. Then, as the NRSC’s creative director, he maintained the majority in 2016. Michael previously worked for Rep. Bill Shuster in the U.S. House and for Rep. Cory Gardner, Rep. Jason Smith, Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, and others as a fundraiser. He hails from South Carolina and is a New York transplant. Michael currently lives in Virginia with his wife, Libby, and five children.
Years of Experience
What I Do?
How I can help your next project
Strategy & Consulting
Need help setting your strategy or don't know the right message? With four cycles of hardened campaign experience, Michael can help navigate your tough public policy areas.
As a former COO, Michael has raised and spent millions on staff, software, and beyond. Are you spending the best way you can? Bring a senior voice to the table.
Everyone says video is the future, but it's already here. Michael can turn your idea into an impressive and engaging video that moves your target audience.
Branding & Design
With 20 years of experience in design, Michael has seen the same logo over and over. Be unique and dare to think outside Helvetica and an icon.
Building a website can be the worst. A seasoned developer like Michael can build a premier product for any budget, removing a headache that typically plagues many organizations.
Michael has raised and spent millions online. Get your message in front of the right people at the right time.
A summary of my resume
Founder & CEO, Magnitude Consulting
Washington, D.C. / 2018 - Current
Over 6 years, my communications company has served dozens of Congressmen, Super PACs, nonprofits, universities, and other companies’ across the country. Whether it's a race, a campaign, or competing companies, I provide all my clients with extensive financial, political, and communications expertise to devise a successful strategy to win. My firm then designs graphics, branding, web, print materials, video, and beyond to put that plan into action.
Sr. Advisor, Catholic University of America (CUA) School of Architecture & Planning
Washington, D.C. / 2023 - Current
I oversee all school communications, setting the message, tailoring goals, and executing across multiple platforms -- working directly with the school's dean to set their long-term vision and organize priorities to position the school for growth.
Advisor, Adrian Smith for Ways & Means
Washington, D.C. / 2021 - 2022
I advised Rep. Smith from start to finish on his branding, messaging, video, and overall execution for the Ways & Means chairman race.
Advisor, Mike Rogers for House Armed Services (HASC)
Washington, D.C. / 2020 - 2022
I constructed all Rep. Roger's member-to-member communication materials for his chairman's race, including branding/design, final presentation and video, and extensive donor gear -- ultimately leading to his chairmanship victory.
Chief Operating Officer, Data Trust
Washington, D.C. / 2019 - 2023
I ran day-to-day operations for a 45+ person, $12MM/year, political data company, setting company vision, making key decisions, and developing overarching goals.
Advisor, Data Trust
Washington, D.C. / 2019
I worked with the CEO to develop impactful designs, presentation, and messaging for top donor communications.
Sr. Advisor, RumbleUp
Washington, D.C. / 2019
I assisted the CEO in advancing his strategic vision on branding, staffing, web development, and marketing. I deployed an extensive paid marketing campaign to increase return on investment from political clients and expand the company's product to new markets.
Deputy Campaign Manager, Putnam for Governor
Lakeland, FL / 2017 - 2018
I oversaw a statewide campaign for governor, tracking $30MM in staff, media purchases, and infrastructure across three legal entities.
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