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A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
David Brinkley

Michael Heron

Michael F. Heron retired in 2003 from the American Cancer Society, Inc. He served most recently as National Vice President for Public Affairs, a post he held since 1994, based in Atlanta, Georgia. A 37-year veteran of the Society, his recent responsibilities included international relations and collaborative activities. Prior to the international health arena, Mike was responsible for the Society’s public relations, marketing and advocacy operations. He began his ACS career in Maryland, with subsequent postings in Denver and New York City.

In 1994-95 Mike served as Chairman of the International Association of Business Communicators, a 13,000-member group of Public Relations and Communications professionals from 60 countries.

Mike is currently President of HerCo LTD, a small consulting firm that advises voluntary social service and health organizations in international relations. He holds a BA degree in English from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.