A veteran of political and public affairs campaigns at all levels, Michael Berman specializes in applying political campaign thinking to the public affairs sector. Michael has worked with several of America’s leading political consulting firms and non-profits. He has worked closely with the teams running the digital marketing and the direct mail for the Obama campaigns, for philanthropic leaders such as Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and, for leading advocacy organizations such as the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Stand for Children.
Michael has helped elect dozens of candidates at every level working with some of the top political advertising firms in the Democratic Party and he applied the skills he learned in politics to his lobbying and public education work.
Michael worked to pass dozens of smoke-free laws and tobacco tax increases all across the country, through his work at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. At the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation he helped strengthen a network of state advocates, created and directed programs supporting both state and national health reform, and ran major national campaigns to educate Americans about the importance covering the uninsured and highlighting the success of the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
After more than a decade on the road and in Washington, DC Michael returned to Philadelphia where he now lives with his wife and two children.