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Mike McCurry

Principal, Public Strategies Washington, Inc.



Mike McCurry is a principal at Public Strategies Washington, Inc., where he provides counsel on communications strategies and management to corporate and non-profit clients.

McCurry is a veteran political strategist and spokesperson with over 30 years’ experience in Washington D.C. McCurry served in the White House as press secretary to President Bill Clinton (1995-1998). He also served as spokesman for the Department of State (1993-1995) and director of communications for the Democratic National Committee (1988-1990). McCurry held a variety of leadership roles in national campaigns for the Democratic ticket from 1984 to 2004.

McCurry began his career on the staff of the United States Senate, working as press secretary to the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources and to the committee's chairman, Senator Harrison A. Williams, Jr. (1976-1981). He also served as press secretary to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1981-1983).

McCurry serves on boards or advisory councils for Share Our Strength, the Council for Excellence in Government, the Junior Statesmen Foundation, the Children’s Scholarship Fund, the Wesley Theological Seminary, and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. McCurry is a member of the Commission on Presidential Debates and also serves as a Senior Advisor to Grassroots Enterprise, Inc., a firm specializing in using Internet technology to build strong grassroots activist campaigns.

McCurry received his Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University in 1976 and a Master of Arts from Georgetown University in 1985.

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Education

M.A. in liberal studies, Georgetown University
B.A., Princeton University