Michael Palese

Michael Palese is Manager of Legal Communications for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and has transformed it into a highly strategic, anticipatory, full-service operation. He helped Fiat Chrysler Automobiles establish an organization and process for identifying and manage strategic issues. Palese advises executive positioning and messaging, developing a unique executive platform strategy that fully integrates executive positioning, issue management and community relations.

Before joining Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Palese was a vice president at Golin-Harris Communications in Washington, D.C., and a vice president of HRN in Philadelphia, where he developed corporate issues and reputation programs for a host of global companies in the US, Europe and Australia.  Prior to that, Palese was director of strategic alliances at Bell Atlantic; and, before that, he held the same title at NYNEX He has a BA and MA from NYU in the disciplines of English, Organizational Communications and Mass Media.