In addition to serving as CEO of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives for over 16 years, Mick has provided strategic planning, consulting support, and direct motivation to hundreds of chambers of all sizes. In many cases, the planning engagements were extended and intense. The associations in which he served as CEO for more than 20 years have benefitted from numerous, multi-year strategic plans and funding campaigns.
Throughout his storied career, Mick has contributed to the chamber/community development movement in a variety of ways, including creating and leading the Ford Foundation’s Regional Sustainable Development Fellowship. He served as a member of the US Chamber’s Committee of 100 and the Council of State Chambers for 15 years and authored key works such as Making Your Chamber Make a Difference, Heresies Worth Discussing and the Horizon Initiative.
Mick also has considerable experience on the other side of the aisle, having been an elected officer in two local chambers and board member of other nonprofit organizations. During eight years of service as Vice Chairman of the World Chambers Federation, he worked on collaborative projects with the CEOs and chairs of chambers in the largest cities and nations in the world.
His network of highly-skilled, proven advisors and colleagues is virtually limitless and available to assist in setting new courses for organizations of any size.