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Micho F. Spring

Micho F. Spring

Chair, Global Corporate Practice and President, New England

Micho leads the firm’s Global Corporate Practice, as well as 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 reputation, 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 Liberty Mutual, McCormick, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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.

As a government, civic, and business leader, Micho has helped shape public debate on numerous issues in Boston and beyond. She has managed many political and advocacy campaigns and is a frequent independent media commentator. On multiple occasions she has been named one of the “20 Most Powerful Women in Boston” by Boston Magazine.

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, The Boston Foundation, and the Massachusetts Women’s Forum, of which she is a past President.

Micho was inducted as a Legend into the Ad Club’s Hall of Fame and recognized as a Distinguished Bostonian by the Boston Chamber of Commerce.  In addition, she received 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.

Micho attended Georgetown and Columbia Universities and received an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.


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