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Mike Thomas, Counsel

Mike is the President of Mike Thomas and Associates and is an integral part of the R Strategy Group team. Mike helps RSG clients be heard more clearly. He identifies framing problems that lead to miscommunication, and he builds persuasive frames that maximize the impact of our clients’ messages.

Mike was formerly Of Counsel to both Hennes Communications, in Cleveland, Ohio, and Levick Strategic Communications, which is based in Washington D.C., New York, and London. Mike has a deep understanding of the nonprofit sector. He has previously served as Executive Director of the Citizens League of Greater Cleveland and the Citizens League Research Institute, Interim Executive Director of the Quadrangle, Inc. (now The Campus District), Executive Vice President of Downtown Cleveland Partnership (now, Downtown Cleveland Alliance), and Chair of the Board of Governors of the Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board (now the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County).