John Whetstone

Director of Public Affairs

John is a gifted storyteller and advocate with more than 25 years experience working with Republican lawmakers in the Michigan House of Representatives. He has created and implemented effective communications plans for some of the state’s most groundbreaking public policy initiatives over the last two decades. 

With keen insight and sound strategic counsel, John has successfully developed key messaging and branding materials, enhanced organizational visibility and image, and effectively communicated with a variety of stakeholders to help reach goals. 

John is a former newspaper reporter and editor who earned a journalism degree from Michigan State University. He is also an award-winning screenwriter whose films have screened at film festivals throughout the world.