Michael Kruse

Experienced Project Manager and Creative Operations Director for in-house agencies that have included Sotheby’s Auction House, Condé Nast and Underwriter’s Laboratories.
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Michael

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As a Project Manager, Michael is well versed in creating and managing in-house creative agencies and customizing workflows and project management solutions. He was worked for consumer, B2B and FinTech Corporations

For fifteen years Michael was fortunate to have worked for established companies in New York, such as Sotheby’s, Condé Nast and New York Magazine. Since moving to the Midwest, Michael has served as the Creative Services Operations Manager at Underwriter Laboratories in Chicago as well as 2+ year stint as the Marketing Project Manager for the FinTech company, Snap Finance.

This work taught strong communication, creative and operational leadership skills, and provided substantial experience managing digital, web, video and print projects, implementing a broad range of workflows and overseeing diverse teams of producers, editors and designers in global settings. Through his work at in-house agencies, Michael specializes in creative process evaluation, cross-functional optimization, content management strategy, project management tools and systems, and solving all the problems and blockers that drain motivation and kill morale.

As a talented writer and thinker, Michael can help create, design and direct creative projects and content and find solutions and efficiencies for all types of companies.

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