Michael Stark

Executive Consultant, Media & Strategic Communications 

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mike Stark, Esq. is PMIC Executive Consultant for Media and Strategic Communications. Mike uses his media, legal and public relations expertise to provide communications solutions to PMIC and PMIC clients while respecting and giving primacy to the fiduciary obligations of PMIC clientele.

The New York Times, in a front-page profile, wrote that Mike, “…made a name for himself through his uncanny ability to get past the screeners…” C–SPAN’s special broadcast, “Media and the 2006 Election,” featured Mike as a panelist as one of the “Three People Who Helped Change Congress.” Two years later, Mike created and led the largest user group on MyBarackObama.com, the candidate's innovative social media campaign platform. The thousands of supporters Mike organized celebrated success when the candidate and future President specifically addressed their concerns by video conference.

The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Post, National Enquirer, Talkers Magazine, Media Post, The Huffington Post, Salon, Slate, and The National Journal have demonstrated Mike’s proven ability to shape the print news cycle; Howard Kurtz' Reliable Sources, Bill O’Reilly’s Radio Factor, Tucker Carlson’s The Situation, John Stewart’s The Daily Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Sean Hannity, Rachel Maddow, Rush Limbaugh, and Capitol Hill Blues have all broadcast Mike’s diverse political, business, and environmental insights and opinions.

Businesses operate in a dynamic environment characterized by their customers’ widespread adoption of rich-content social media and instant, interactive, and easily amplified communications tools. PMIC clients working with Mike Stark are confident their brands will be protected, their public relations goals will be achieved, and their voices will be heard.

While attending the University of Virginia School of Law, Mike, a United States Marine Corps veteran, helped establish a veterans advocacy student organization to assist veterans with denied disability claims. As a Fellow at the law school’s Center for the Study of Race and Law, Mike researched the Constitution's historical context and used his public relations acumen to broaden discussion of race, law and our nation’s founding charter.