Googled: Michael Whouley ’81, undercover op

Published: October 2004

The H-bomb in Iowa,” “press-shy,” “mysterious, near-legendary,” “the semi-reclusive Mr. Fix-It of Democratic presidential hopefuls,” Michael Whouley ’81 is a Boston native and a principal and founder in the Boston-based Dewey Square Group. An expert on grassroots campaigning, he was instrumental in Kerry’s victory in the Iowa primary, the turning point in Kerry’s bid for the Democratic nomination. Kerry has called him “the magical Michael Whouley.”

This feature was posted on Friday, October 15, 2004 and is filed under Alumni.
Research: Max Buccini '06 and Paul Voosen
Writer: Jeanne C. Williams
Photo: USA Today