Michael is a purpose-driven communicator who works with nonprofit organizations to create and execute communication and fundraising strategy. He joined Root Cause in 2018 to help the organization reframe and communicate its purpose: to improve people’s lives. Earlier, Michael provided strategic and functional leadership to help build and grow BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) to become a leading national provider of summer learning opportunities for children. As an independent agent for the common good, he helped create and launch a brand identity and website for impact investment manager WaterEquity.org, and develop and launch The Talent Initiative (now part of Achieve Mission). His core competencies include thinking big, making the complex simple, and delivering the message artfully.