Mike Brownfield is Deputy Director of Strategy for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. In his position, Mike develops strategic initiatives for the governor and his departments, participates in long-term policy planning, and develops messaging strategies for policy initiatives.
Mike previously served as Governor Snyder’s Director of Social Media. In that position, he designed and implemented a digital strategy for the governor’s office in order to better serve constituents and communicate the governor’s message. Thanks to Mike’s efforts, Governor Snyder’s office now reaches hundreds of thousands of Michiganders with news and information shared across digital platforms.
Originally from Metro Detroit, Mike graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago. He practiced law in Chicago, served as campaign manager for a nationally targeted congressional race, and was social media strategist and editor of a public policy blog at a Washington, D.C., think tank.