Mike founded Orangefiery in 2014 to provide a rigorous, analytical approach to solving complex communications problems. During his more than 20 years in communications, Mike has helped some of the biggest names in business address complex public issues, improve their reputations and achieve commercial success. An 11-year veteran of Edelman, the world’s largest PR firm, Mike served in a variety of senior roles in the corporate and healthcare practices, launched the firm’s management consulting division and was General Manager of its San Francisco office. Prior to beginning his PR career, Mike worked in politics and journalism. He is a recognized thought leader on communications and influence, and author of the Orangefiery blog.