Understanding clients’ needs, creating and implementing strategies, and exceeding expectations.
Mike is a vice president and the general manager of Pierpont Austin office. His goal every day at Pierpont is to generate results that create a meaningful impact for his clients and those his colleagues counsel. A journalist by education, Mike uses this background to craft strategies that exceed client expectations by truly understanding their unique needs then creating a compelling narrative for their stakeholders.
Over his 15-year career Mike has worked with a broad range of industries. His clients include those in the oil and gas industry, such as BP and the Offshore Technology Conference; financial services, including Denham Capital, TPG Capital and OTC Global Holdings; consumer categories, such as Kraft Foods, Campbell Soup Company and Lone Star Beer; and the public sector, such as the Green Building Initiative, Austin Energy and the U.S. Army.
Mike has advised clients on billions of dollars M&A transactions and investments, built and executed multi-year thought leadership campaigns for investment firms and energy companies, helped launch and promote a software tool for rating the sustainability of commercial green buildings, executed community and influencer outreach initiatives and managed the media relations for the nation’s largest single day food drive as well as numerous major brand anniversaries.
Mike is a graduate from The Ohio State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism communications and a minor in English.