Michaelle Burstin

Michaelle Burstin

Global Head of Brand Marketing and Communications

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About Michaelle

Michaelle Burstin, partner, is the global head of Brand, Marketing and Communications for William Blair. She serves on the extended leadership group, co-chairs the mission vision and values working group, sits on the global inclusion council, and the risk committee. She has held multiple senior leadership positions and was previously the head of marketing at MSCI, responsible for developing and executing marketing and communication strategies for all global business lines. Michaelle previously spent 10 years at Credit Suisse in a variety of leadership roles in marketing, branding, and communications in both corporate and the investment bank. She was also a member of the fixed-income management committee and the operating committee. Michaelle was a managing director at Burson-Marsteller and Hill and Knowlton, two of the world's largest public relations and communications firms. There she developed strategic marketing plans for clients and had responsibility for media relations, technology, crisis communications, and corporate communications.

Earlier in her career, Michaelle worked as a political appointee for the Clinton administration as the director of Private and Public Sector Liaison with the United States Trade Representative in Washington D.C. She was also the head of the media group at the Financial Relations Board and a producer and assignment editor at Fox news in California.

Michaelle is a board member to the Grant Park Music festival in Chicago. She has a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.A. from the American University, where she graduated with Phi Kappa Phi honors.

About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

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1935

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+2,100

Employees worldwide

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87 Years

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