Mike Manatos is President of Manatos & Manatos, a consulting and public policy firm in Washington, DC. Mike is the third generation of Manatos family members who have been working over the last 84 years with top US policymakers, both Republicans and Democrats, formulating high-level US policy. The firm has been called "one of the most powerful lobbying firms" by the Washington Post. Mike also serves as Executive Director of the Washington Oxi Day Foundation, whose mission is to inform American policymakers and opinion leaders of the profound role Greece played in the outcome of World War II and the freedoms the world enjoys today. In these capacities, he and his family have spent much of their careers promoting Greece before some of the most influential people in the world. In addition, Mike serves on the Board of Directors of some of the largest and most influential Greek-American philanthropic organizations and is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation for America's Mid-Atlantic region.