Senior Director, Communications & Public Affairs
Mike Tringale is responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight for external and member communications, media relations, strategic ally development, and key public affairs initiatives.
Prior to joining CHPA in January 2016, Tringale served as senior vice president of external affairs at the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) for more than a decade, where he led development, public affairs, and public relations. He managed AAFA’s partnerships with Global 2000 companies in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, consumer products and manufacturing, directed consumer research, and developed the Asthma & Allergy Friendly™ Certification Program.
Prior to AAFA, Tringale worked at the Brookings Institution, Georgetown University Medical Center, MHI Global/Huthwaite Consulting, and W.J.Kircher Associates, an advertising, marketing and public relations firm serving trade associations.
Tringale is a member of the American Marketing Association, recently serving as chair of the DC chapter nonprofit section, and he is a member of the Public Relations Society of America.
B.S., Mary Washington College
Certificate, International Business Management, Georgetown University
M.S., Marketing Communications, Johns Hopkins University
Postgraduate Studies, Healthcare Research and Bioethics, University of Oxford