Deputy Communications Director
Michael is the Deputy Communications Director for Baker Group Strategies, where he helps create media opportunities for local, state, federal, and corporate clients.
Prior to joining Baker Group Strategies, Michael worked as the press secretary for the House Republican Caucus in the Tennessee General Assembly. In this role, he helped manage communication strategies for 73 Republican members, including the House leadership team. During the 2018 election cycle, Michael was the national press secretary for the American Action Network and Congressional Leadership Fund.
More recently, Michael was part of Bill Hagerty’s United States Senate campaign where he helped manage a robust communications strategy that included over 100 press releases, 50 editorials and opinion contributions, 150 radio appearances and more than 130 positive news stories during the 2020 Republican primary.
Additionally, from booking media to securing an event space and everything in between, Michael assists businesses with corporate events, overseeing the coordination and execution of business openings in Tennessee.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Kansas. He is a board member of the Nashville Young Republicans and currently lives in Nashville with his wife, Margaret Anne and their dog, Bogey.