Michael Taffe

Reporter, EducationNC

Data Governance Intern, Blue Cross NC

Communications Intern, Association for Accessible Medicines


Michael Taffe is an analyst at Hamilton Place Strategies, where he works to analyze data-driven public policy and develop strategic messaging initiatives for clients in a range of areas, including healthcare, insurance, and philanthropy.  

Born and raised in Raleigh, N.C., Michael graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he studied statistics and economics. 

Before joining HPS, Michael was a reporter in North Carolina, covering higher ed and state education policy. He has also spent time in the healthcare space, interning for a trade association for the generics industry in D.C., a drug discovery software company in Spain, and Blue Cross of North Carolina.