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Michael Ford Managing Director Washington, D.C.

Michael Ford

Michael is an accomplished political communications veteran who manages a wide range of public affairs campaigns. He is an expert in justice reform advocacy, campaign and coalition management, and crisis communications.

Using his extensive political experience, Michael has played leading roles in several notable Kivvit campaigns, from high-profile criminal justice reform efforts to civil space startups to advising leadership of Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Michael worked in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate as a communications staffer, working as the communications director for Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) and then-Congresswoman Kathy Hochul (D-NY). Previously, as the digital media director for Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Michael established and directed the senator’s digital communications efforts.