Michael Saltsman

Mike Saltsman is an owner and partner at the public affairs firm Berman, where he serves as Executive Director of the nonprofit Employment Policies Institute. Mike has managed hundreds of national, state, and local campaigns on wage and labor issues, and he regularly provides counsel to executives at some of the country’s largest employers. Buzzfeed calls Mike “a powerful DC strategist,” and the New York Times profiled the “prominent” role his work plays in defeating workplace mandates.

Mike is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal, and he was recognized by the American Association of Political Consultants as a member of the class of 2018’s “Top 40 under 40.” He serves on the board of several nonprofit organizations, including the California Business & Industrial Alliance.

Prior to Berman and Company, Mike was employed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. He studied economics and political science at the University of Michigan. He lives in Washington, DC, with his family.