Mike Fanning, MS, PMP, is a project manager with over 30 years of experience in the public
sector. Following positions at the White House and the Washington Post, he served as the U.S.
Postal Service's environmental chief of staff and as agency environmental executive. In addition
to managing emergency preparedness, response, and recovery support, he led a large national
staff on projects that required continuous liaison with White House and Congressional staff,
Homeland Security and postal operations managers. During his tenure, the Postal Service
received 40 White House “Closing the Circle” awards for environmental excellence and won the
national “Climate Champion” award from the Climate Registry. Mike earned his B.A. in
Government and Sociology from Georgetown University, his MS in Environmental, Safety and
Health Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology and studied crisis management
and risk communications at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He holds four patents in
emergency and environmental management, won the U.S. Postal Service’s Project Manager of
the Year award in 2004, and earned a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt in 2010.
Harvard University - Executive, Crisis Management & Risk Communications
Rochester Institute of Technology - M.S., Environmental, Health & Safety Management
Georgetown University - B.A., Government & Sociology