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Micho Spring

2014 Speaker

Micho F. Spring is chair of the global corporate practice, as well as president of the New England region for Weber Shandwick. Her practice focuses on enabling corporate clients to use communications to support their business strategies, enhance and protect their reputations, and respond to public policy challenges. During her tenure at Weber Shandwick, Micho has counseled clients across industries on a wide range of reputational issues, including CEO succession, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and regulatory matters, and corporate responsibility. Her current clients include Bank of America, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Liberty Mutual, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and McCormick. Micho brings extensive experience as a senior manager in both the public and private sectors to her work as a communications strategist. Her experience includes 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 managed numerous political and advocacy campaigns and is a frequent independent media commentator. On multiple occasions Micho has been named one of the “20 Most Powerful Women in Boston” by Boston Magazine and in 2014 was named to the Boston Business Journal Power 50 list.  Micho currently sits on the Executive Committee of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, is a founding member of the WBUR Group Executive Council, and is Chair of Friends of Caritas Cubana.  She holds numerous board memberships, including NBH Holdings Corp, The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, and the Massachusetts Women’s Forum, of which she is a past President.