Meet The Team
Mark A. BurtonOffice Of Governor Gretchen WhitmerChief Strategist
Mark A. Burton serves as Chief Strategist for Governor Gretchen Whitmer and has been involved in state government and politics for nearly two decades. His background includes positions inside the Michigan House of Representatives, Michigan Senate, and the Michigan Department of Transportation.
Outside of government, Mark was the founder and CEO of a consulting company that led advocacy efforts around complex statewide projects seeking to influence public opinion, legislative initiatives and campaigns at the ballot box.
Mark received his Bachelor of Science from Northern Michigan University, his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law and is a graduate of Oxford University’s Joint Programme in International Human Rights Law.