Michael H. Shuman

Based in Washington, DC, Michael is an economist, attorney, entrepreneur, speaker and author/editor of eight books and brings a wealth of business management and financial skills to our engagements.

As one of the world's leading experts on local economics, Michael brings tremendous capacity to the Council Fire team and offers a unique set of skills to our clients. His ability to comprehensively analyze and make clear economic outcomes helps ensure that our clients are able to gain the greatest value from their program and projects. He is also a leader in the impact investment movement and has facilitated legislative reforms to enable community-based and crowdfunding investments in environmental and socially-beneficial programs.

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