Michael Griffie is a tireless advocate and leader who brings experience in both public, private, and nonprofit sectors. A recipient of Super Lawyers Rising Star award and a DBusiness Top Lawyer, his recognized legal expertise pairs with his government advocacy capabilities at all levels of government. A former teacher and school leader, Michael’s ability to solve complex problems has served clients to help successfully achieve their goals.
Michael currently serves as Managing Principal of Veer Consulting, a strategic consulting firm based in Detroit, Michigan. At Veer, Michael has led change management efforts for Launch Michigan, a bipartisan, multisector education reform coalition which focusing on major systemic reform. Prior to Veer, Michael served as Senior Managing Director of External Affairs for Teach for America- Detroit. At TFA-Detroit, Michael led an effort, navigating divided government that resulted in a $30M state appropriation—the largest state appropriation in the organization’s 38-year history. Prior to joining TFA, Michael was a lobbyist at Michigan Legislative Consultants (MLC).