Michael McKenna is a Visiting Fellow in the Executive Vice President’s Office at The Heritage Foundation. He also serves as President of MWR Strategies and is a contributing editor at The Washington Times. He was most recently a Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs at the White House.
McKenna has worked in senior positions in government agencies at the State and federal levels, including the Department of Energy and the Department of Transportation and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.
He has advised a wide variety of political and corporate clients with respect to government affairs, public policy issues, opinion research, and communications strategies. He has also worked on numerous campaigns and transition efforts.
He has degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and George Mason University and has been a Fellow at the Dole Institute at the University of Kansas and the Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of Denver.