Mike Pina has more than 25 years’ experience in travel and transportation communications.
He currently serves as a program manager with the U.S. Department of Transportation where he provides communications and outreach support for the Connected Vehicle research program. He supervises all work related to communications, web site content, meeting planning, publications, media relations and stakeholder engagement.
Previously Mike was Director of Public Relations for AAA where he was responsible for AAA’s nationally- recognized holiday weekend travel forecasts. He was been interviewed on CNN, FOX, MSNBC, NPR and each of the major network morning shows.
Mike also served as manager of communications for the U.S. Travel Association and was Deputy Washington D.C. bureau chief for Travel Weekly, North America’s largest travel trade publication.
Mike is also a volunteer mediator in Montgomery County, Maryland.