Michael Czin


Managing Director
Washington, D.C.


Mike has worked at every level of government and campaigns, from the White House to City Hall, advising elected officials, agencies, candidates and political parties on strategic communications. At SKDK, Mike has helped dozens of nonprofits, advocacy organizations and corporations navigate crises, win legislative fights and build their brands. In 2021, Mike took a leave of absence to join the Biden White House where he served as a Senior Advisor to the White House Counsel’s Office.

Previously, Mike served as Mayor Muriel Bowser’s communications director in Washington, D.C., where he was the District’s chief spokesman and led strategic communications for the Mayor and more than 60 agencies.

Before his time in the Bowser administration, Michael was national press secretary for the Democratic National Committee during the 2014 election cycle, where he advised state parties, candidates, and elected officials at the local, state and federal level. Mike served as a top spokesman for President Obama’s 2012 reelection and prior to that worked on several political campaigns, including then-Senator Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign.