Mik Moore, Principal

 

Mik Moore is recognized as one of the leading digital media campaign strategists in the United States, combining a deep understanding of public policy with years of experience as a writer, editor, and public speaker. He is known for developing and implementing innovative efforts to harness the power of online media to create social change.

 

Mik is the principal and founder of Moore + Associates. He leads the firm’s strategic communications and media engagement practice. In that capacity, he develops online campaigns for social change non-profits, leaders in the philanthropic community and elected officials. Mik co-founded the pro-Obama Super PAC responsible for many of the most viral videos of the 2012 and 2008 campaigns, including Wake the Fuck Up with Samuel L. Jackson and Let My People Vote with Sarah Silverman. In 2010-2011 he played a leadership role in the successful campaign to get Glenn Beck off of Fox News. Before starting Moore + Associates in 2011, Mik was the Chief Strategy Officer at Bend the Arc: Jewish Partnership for Justice.

 

Mik earned a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a BA in History from Vassar College. He lives in New York City with his wife, Deborah, and their two children.

Mira Oreck, Vice President

 

Mira Oreck is a political strategist and seasoned communications professional specializing in issue-based and electoral campaigns. She has worked at the local, state and national levels in both the United States and Canada and globally with the National Democratic Institute. As a strategist for the Jewish Council for Education & Research, a pro-Obama Super PAC, Mira managed the production and launch of several successful online videos including Wake the F*ck Up (with Samuel L. Jackson). Mira was the founding manager of Make the Road Action Fund and served as the Director of Canadian Jewish Congress, Pacific Region, from 2005-2008. She played an instrumental role in the first election of the current Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson (2008) serving as executive assistant and senior strategist to the Mayor. Since 2010, Mira has served as the Chair of the Center for Leadership Initiatives.

 

Mira earned a Master's degree in Urban Policy from The New School and a B.A. in Sociology from McGill University. She was born and raised in Vancouver, B.C. and currently lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Miriam Fogelson, Senior Associate, Strategic Initiatives and Operations

 

Miriam Fogelson has over a decade of experience working within the social justice nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. Prior to working at Moore + Associates, Miriam provided capacity building support to groups such as the Jewish Council for Education and Research, Caring Across Generations Campaign, Resource Generation, the North Star Fund, Bend the Arc: a Jewish Partnership for Justice, and AVODAH. Miriam served as Deputy Director for Border Crossers where she initiated and implemented a communications plan resulting in an interactive website, a rebranding process and the creation of educational resources for teachers and parents. As the Director of Leadership Programs at The Lower Eastside Girls Club from 2005 – 2009, Miriam developed and led a range of programs that supported young women to develop into socially active, inquisitive and community oriented leaders.

 

Miriam received her Bachelors degree in Journalism from Boston University and Masters degree in International Affairs from The New School. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.