Michelle Rios

MWWPR: Executive Vice President

Michelle joined MWWPR as executive vice president and managing director of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office to lead and expand its national Issues Management practice group. She is a seasoned communications leader with 25 years’ experience in the communications industry and more than a decade of senior agency leadership positions. Her areas of expertise include brand positioning, corporate reputation management, message development, executive visibility and thought leadership, issues management and crisis planning, partnership development and influencer engagement. Michelle has helped clients across a myriad of industries agencies effectively build and manage their brands, mitigate crises and protect their reputations. From thought leadership and corporate reputation campaigns to global rebranding initiatives to stakeholder engagement in the wake of a major environmental disaster, Michelle has successfully developed and led some of the agency world’s most respected and award-winning communications programs.