Michael W. Kempner is the Founder, President, and CEO of MWW, a public relations firm he founded in 1986. He is a board member of Goodwill Industries International and a Founding Board Member of ConnectOne Bancorp.  He served on the White House Council for Community Solutions from 2010 to 2012.  In 2013, he was named Agency Leader of the Year by PR News, Executive of the Year by American Business Awards, and Agency Professional of the Year and Communications Professional of the Year by Bulldog Stars of PR.  Mr. Kempner received a B.S. from American University.