Zack Pohl, Executive Director, Progress Michigan


Zack Pohl is a leading progressive communicator, with extensive campaign, labor, non-profit and public policy experience.

Prior to joining Progress Michigan, Zack served as Communications Director for We Are the People, a statewide coalition that advocates for Michigan’s middle class. During 2008 and 2010, Zack served as Communications Director on former U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer’s two nationally-targeted congressional races. He also served as Press Secretary in Schauer’s congressional office during the health care reform debate of 2009. Zack previously worked as a Communications Advisor in the Michigan Senate, and as a Communications Coordinator for an affordable housing non-profit organization.

As a graduate of Michigan State University, Zack bleeds green. He lives in Okemos with his wife, Stefanie, and their dog, Zuzu.