Michael G. CarberryMichael G. Carberry

With an undergraduate degree from Manhattan College, service in Vietnam as a Marine infantry officer, and an MBA from Columbia University, Mike began his career in New York as an advertising account executive. He was with SSC&B/Lintas and, later, Wells Rich Greene working on packaged goods accounts. He moved to Washington as advertising manager of the U.S. Postal Service. He was a founding partner of Porter, Novelli & Associates; CEO of Shandwick's Henry J. Kaufman & Associates; general manager of the Washington office of Earle Palmer Brown; and senior vice president of Direct Impact, Burson-Marsteller's grassroots communications subsidiary. Most recently, Mike was the President of CARMA International.

In June 2006, Mike was inducted into the National Capital Hall of Fame of the Public Relations Society of America. He is a past-president of the DC Division of the American Cancer Society and has been an adjunct professor of marketing at Georgetown University from 1984 through 2004 and at American University since then. He is a retired Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.