Mike Bento

Senior Strategist – Washington, D.C.

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”? — Martin Luther King Jr.


Mike is an accomplished strategic marketing executive, with a track record of results in a variety of organizations focused on conservation, education, and public health.

Mike has consulted with major for-profit and nonprofit organizations including the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, the National Parks Conservation Association, the National Park Service, the State of Montana, and many others.

Previously Mike was the Senior Vice President at the National Park Foundation, overseeing all corporate and consumer marketing programs and channels. For 13 years, Mike was a Senior Vice President at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, directing the agency’s work on behalf of Miller Brewing Company, Pfizer, Nestle, and the U.S Centers for Disease Control, among others.

A little more about Mike …


Cars owned in his life


Trips to Home Depot


Trips around house looking for glasses, daily


Gym mornings skipped unapologetically