Michael Bloomberg

 

Michael Bloomberg is an advocate for the sustainable redevelopment of post-industrial cities in Massachusetts. He recently ran as a Democratic candidate for the Massachusetts House of Representatives on a platform of economic revitalization for the City of Pittsfield and Gateway Cities across the Commonwealth.

A graduate of Pittsfield High School and the University of Massachusetts, Mike has previously worked with United States Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs on their Games Planning team, for Kora Management, a startup hedge fund in New York City, and Bridgewater Associates, one of the world’s largest financial firms located in Westport, Connecticut. He brings with him a diverse background in strategic planning, investor relations, talent management, and emerging technology.

He is a member of Strong Towns, a planning advocacy group that promotes sustainable neighborhoods, and is an outspoken advocate for people-centered infrastructure and economic systems. He currently serves as an advisor to a group that will be launching a new research university in Massachusetts and is continuing his studies on urban revitalization. When he is not on the road, Mike can be found enjoying a cup of locally roasted coffee or brushing up on local history at the Berkshire Athenaeum.