Expanding opportunities in America’s cities
Michael Williams,  special assistant to the president, The Kresge Foundation

Michael Williams

Special Assistant to the President
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Michael A. Williams is a special assistant to the president at The Kresge Foundation. He supports the Executive Office on both internal and external strategic initiatives. He joined the foundation in 2018.

Previously, Michael served as a senior analyst for the Office of the Mayor of New York City, where he was involved with tracking and troubleshooting for OneNYC –a plan to make New York City the most resilient, equitable and sustainable city in the world.

A native of Detroit, he earned a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School  and a bachelor’s degree in African-American studies and urban studies from the University of Michigan.

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