Michael Stokke is Director of the Office of Congressional and Public Affairs. Prior to joining FCA, Mr. Stokke was founder and president of Prairie Strategies, a consulting firm based in Illinois, where he advised corporations and nonprofit organizations.
He served as Deputy Chief of Staff to former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert from February 1998 to October 2007. Prior to this, Mr. Stokke served as Chief of Staff for the Office of the Speaker in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1995 to 1998. He served as Chief of Staff for Representative Thomas W. Ewing of Illinois from 1991 through 1994.
From 1987 to 1991, he was Assistant Director of Personnel for the Office of the Governor of Illinois, and he served as Assistant to the Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation from 1985 to 1987.