Micho F. Spring

MICHO F. SPRING is chair, global corporate practice at Weber Shandwick New England. She leads the firm’s global corporate practice, as well as the New England region for Weber Shandwick. Some of the companies she has counseled include American Airlines, Bank of America, CVS, Liberty Mutual, Ocean Spray, Nespresso, as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She served six years as CEO of Boston Telecommunications Company, and four years as Deputy Mayor of Boston. She also served as chief of staff to Boston Mayor Kevin H. White after four years of service in New York City government. She has been named one of the 20 Most Powerful Women in Boston by Boston Magazine. In 2014 she was named to the Boston Business Journal Power 50 list and, under her leadership, in 2015 Weber Shandwick ranked first on the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute. She is vice chair of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, and holds numerous board memberships, including NBH Holdings Corp, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, the Caribbean Educational and Baseball Foundation, and the Massachusetts Women’s Forum.  Born in Havana, Spring is also actively involved in efforts to improve US-Cuba relations, and is founding chair of Friends of Caritas Cubana, a non-profit providing humanitarian services in Cuba. Spring was inducted as a Legend into the Ad Club’s Hall of Fame, and recognized as a Distinguished Bostonian by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. In 2017 she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science from Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business. In 2016 she was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Salem State University. Spring received the International Women’s Forum Women Who Make a Difference Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Network, the Women Who Give award by the Women’s Lunch Place, the Give Liberty a Hand honor by the Massachusetts Immigration & Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), the Jorge Hernandez Corporate Leadership Award, and the Order of Isabel La Catolica Award presented by King Juan Carlos of Spain. Spring attended Georgetown and Columbia Universities and earned an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.


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