Michael Cialdella is a natural storyteller with experience in a wide variety of industries.  Before joining WHWG as a consulting director in 2017, he was the creative director for ESI, an events-based communications firm in Alexandria, VA; the Deputy CEO of COFFEED, a charity-minded hospitality group based in New York City; the founder of Dellavox Music, a music production and publishing company; and an entertainment attorney at Irell & Manella in Los Angeles, CA.  Additionally, Michael is a veteran of two presidential campaign planes.  Between college and law school, he worked as a researcher at WHWG.

Michael holds a B.A. in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.  He is an award-winning songwriter, a startup consultant, and an avid baseball fan.