Reputation Partners
Reputation Partners


Michael Grimm
Vice President

Michael has 11 years’ experience in public affairs, corporate and crisis communications, media relations and integrated brand reputation strategy. Michael began his public affairs and strategic communications career working with U.S. Congressman Tom Petri and at a Madison, WI public affairs firm.

Then, Michael transitioned to working at integrated marketing and global public relations firms, servicing clients ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to startup and public sector organizations. The diverse client mix encompasses corporate, technology, consumer, corporate social responsibility, financial services and enterprise industries.


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Joined RP

Previous Experience:

  • Account Supervisor, Finn Partners
  • Senior Account Executive, HY Connect (now MERGE Chicago)
  • Corporate Communications Fellow, Hill & Knowlton Strategies
  • Field Representative, U.S. Congressman Thomas E. Petri
  • Government Relations Fellow, Schreiber Group Government Relations (SGR)


  • Marquette University, Bachelor of Arts & Sciences, History and Political Science double major

What’s your favorite part of your job?
Implementing creative strategies with talented colleagues that make a positive impact in the world while also helping client partners succeed. It’s a significantly rewarding opportunity that presents itself each day.

If you could have dinner with a famous person (past or present) who would it be and why?
Theodore Roosevelt—he was “in the arena” his entire life and his leadership principles and life philosophies are equal parts motivational, instructive and timeless.

What quote best describes your outlook on life?
“Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are.”
– Excerpt from Theodore Roosevelt’s autobiography

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