Mike Kohn

Mike Kohn

Chief People Officer


Washington, D.C.


The George Washington University, B.A. and M.A.

Mike is passionate about helping others to drive impact in the world and building healthy, inclusive cultures that make that possible. As the Chief People Officer at Marts & Lundy, Mike partners across the firm to create systems that promote diversity, equity and inclusion while enabling individual and organizational growth across all levels.

Mike got his start in HR at SmithGroup, a national architecture and sustainable design firm. He led HR teams in higher education at The George Washington University where he earned his MA in Organizational Leadership and subsequently partnered with the federal government while at Deloitte Consulting. Most recently, he built the people practice and function as the first Chief People Officer at Sparkfund, a clean technology company.

When not at work, Mike is spending time with his husband, Tony, and their dog, Spot, practicing yoga, at a spin class, playing board games, trying a new restaurant around Washington, DC, or traveling to a new part of the world. He also sits on the Board of Directors at Freshfarm, a local non-profit that works towards improved food access, equity, and education in the DC metro area.