Michael Deas, ABC, SCMP

Serving Colorado, Nashville & South Carolina Chapters

Michael Deas, ABC, SCMP, (IABC Nashville) has filled a number of diverse roles over his 36-year career: editor, missionary, translator, marketing manager, corporate communications manager, and communications director. Currently, Mike is marketing manager for the Lee Company, a 300-million-dollar home and facility services firm in Franklin, Tennessee.

Mike has been a member of IABC for 24 years, a chapter president of IABC South Carolina, an Accredited Business Communicator since 2004, and a Strategic Communication Management Professional since 2018. In 2020 Mike served on the board of IABC Nashville and was named IABC Nashville’s “Communicator of the Year.” He has been recognized 18 times with awards for excellence in communication. And yes—he has friends on the PRSA side of the aisle as well!

His wide range of experience in both internal and external communication roles—for companies large and small, public and private, for-profit and nonprofit, on both sides of the Atlantic, in two languages–equips him with insight on the challenges facing today’s communicators.

Chapters: Colorado, Nashville, & South Carolina