Michael Conn

Executive Director

Michael leads our marketing, interactive, planning, outreach, and administrative teams, with financial and creative oversight on each. He joined our institute after a thirty-four year career in advertising, where he provided branding and imagery solutions to Fortune 1000 clients on four continents. A published author and two-time finalist for the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Short Fiction Award, he is the former managing partner of Northlight Studios, Inc., with offices and production facilities in Los Angeles, Detroit, and New York.