Michael McColpin is an associate producer with the Digital Media team at the United Nations Foundation. As associate producer, Michael creates, edits and posts digital content to www.unfoundation.org and the Foundation’s primary social media outlets. Prior to joining the UN Foundation, he entered state politics as a research and appropriations analyst at the Illinois House of Representatives; where he was responsible for legislation relating to revenue and finance, state government administration and consumer protection. At the state capitol, Michael also helped analyze the state’s $65.9 billion budget during the midst of a budget crisis. While in Illinois, Michael worked on a number of political campaigns for the Democratic Party of Illinois. Most recently, he coordinated campaign events and get-out-the-vote efforts for Hillary Clinton in downstate Illinois for the 2016 Democratic Primary. Michael is a native of St. Louis, Missouri.