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A brand creator, graphic designer, story teller, and a corporate executive, Michael is a passionate, innovative and forward thinking brand communications professional with nearly 20 years proven leadership and creative management experience. He has directed cross-disciplined teams of creative, digital and technic… Read More
A brand creator, graphic designer, story teller, and a corporate executive, Michael is a passionate, innovative and forward thinking brand communications professional with nearly 20 years proven leadership and creative management experience. He has directed cross-disciplined teams of creative, digital and technical experts in crafting strategic and integrated brand experiences through holistic blends of inspired creative, proven marketing tools, and technology – assisting each client to proclaim their unique story and voice, shape their image and market perceptions, and to define their own space.

Functioning as a staff member, or as a consultant, Michael has driven and supported the brands of a variety of organizations from global Fortune 1000’s to technology and non-profit start-ups. This has garnered him a broad range of relationships and international recognition, in addition to fostering a global perspective and expertise designing for multicultural and multilingual audiences.

Michael is honored to serve on the Digital Media Executive Advisory Board and the Voice of Small Business Maryland advisory committee. He's is also the proud father of a Navy sailor currently serving on the San Diego based carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

Michael’s work has been showcased in numerous industry publications and books. Read Less
  • Managing Director + Creative Director
    Jacob Tyler Creative Group — Washington, DC, USA
  • Principal, Creative Director + Designer
    Michael Chinn Creative — Washington, DC, USA
  • Consultant – Art Director + Designer
    National Public Radio [NPR] — Washington, DC, USA
  • Director of Creative Services
    Alexander + Tom — Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Art Director
    Discovery Communications — Washington, DC, USA
  • Creative Director – Design and User Experience Group
    US Interactive — Reston, VA, USA
  • Creative Director + Designer
    worldspace satellite radio — Washington, DC, USA
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Successfully built, led, and mentored diversified cross-functional teams of up to 30 people in the creation of innovative solutions, founded on structured marketing strategies, that promote brands appropriately across all platforms and channel touch points within budgets of $5M.

Accomplished in performing key rol… Read More
Successfully built, led, and mentored diversified cross-functional teams of up to 30 people in the creation of innovative solutions, founded on structured marketing strategies, that promote brands appropriately across all platforms and channel touch points within budgets of $5M.

Accomplished in performing key roles in the planning, award-winning creative execution, and oversight of marketing communication programs and campaign integration using market and research insights.

Proficient in the development and implementation of organizational structure, efficient processes and procedures, methodology, and staffing.

Fostered and managed partnerships with both internal groups and global agencies, such as Grey Advertising, McCann-Eriksson Worldwide, and Bozell Wilsenach Africa. Influential in the engagement strategies with groups that support the creation of brand-aligned communications.

As a leader, practices open communication and building aligned expectations across all elements of a project. Invites collaboration and dialogue to elicit best practices.

Leadership style that reinforces a sense of accountability while rewarding
innovative thinking and delivery of the highest quality product. Read Less
Digital Media Executives – Advisory Board
Esophageal Cancer Action Network – Marketing Chair
Annapolis Shakespeare Company – Board of Directors
Canopy Ethiopia – Co-Founder + Board of Directors
Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity
Member since: Jul 8, 2008