Michael Chan-Lok

Senior Associate

Michael is a Marketing and Communications Associate with a passion for storytelling to help organizations deliver their mission and drive change. 

Before joining The Hatcher Group, Michael supported communications efforts and created marketing designs and client presentations for Avid Core, a strategic communications firm, including work presented during an official White House briefing. He also served as the team communications writer for the Washington Spirit, the professional women’s soccer team in Washington, D.C., writing over 40 articles and releases for the organization and assisting in developing content for the team’s social media platforms. He later transitioned into a community engagement role for the organization to further boost the club’s presence and involvement in the greater Washington area outside of the soccer field.  

Michael graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations. 


  • Big heart: I genuinely love to make meaningful connections and aim to help where I can  
  • Embracing transparency and accountability 
  • Advocating for equal opportunity and speaking for voices that have been marginalized 
  • Constantly seeking challenges and continuously finding ways to evolve both professionally and personally 
  • Storytelling as a tool to cultivate empathy and advocacy 

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