ENGAGE Strategies

Marketing & Communications That Moves People to Action 

About ENGAGE Strategies

About Mike Bento 

Mike is the President of ENGAGE Strategies and personally leads all client engagements.  Mike is an accomplished strategic marketing executive, with a track record of results for a range of corporate, association, government and non-profit clients. ​


Most recently, Mike was the Executive Vice President for Marketing and Communication at Communities In Schools, the nation's largest dropout prevention organization.  In that role, he completed a comprehensive rebranding of the CIS Network, launched a major cause marketing program that generated more than $1 million a year in unrestricted revenue, secured major national media placements and strengthened CIS' social and digital efforts. 


Mike has consulted for major for-profit and non-profit organizations including The Nature Conservancy, National Parks Conservation Association, National Park Service, Perfect Health Inc., Nexus Direct, Pennsylvania School Boards Association, Travel Montana and many others.  Previously Mike was the Senior Vice President at the National Park Foundation, overseeing all corporate and consumer marketing programs and channels.  Mike was Senior Vice President at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, directing the agency's work on behalf of Miller Brewing Company, Pfizer, Nestle, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control among others.  


ENGAGE Strategies is a marketing and communications firm that partners with corporate, association, non-profit and government clients to help them engage with members, donors, clients and customers. 


For each client, ENGAGE Strategies builds a custom team based on the unique needs of that client.  We supplement our core capabilities through partnerships with best-in-class researchers, graphic designers, direct marketing experts, web designers, video producers and volunteer management specialists.