Michael K. Vaughan, Founder & President
Michael Vaughan founded Nauset Strategies in September 2002. Michael works with his clients to develop and implement government and community relations strategies to facilitate the entitlement of development projects. Nauset Strategies also assists their clients with business development efforts and relationship marketing. Michael has been involved in the entitlement of over 10 million square feet of development in the City of Boston, including the residential projects at 120 Kingston Street and 319 A Street, and commercial development of Archon Boston Wharf Portfolio, Love Joy Wharf and Two Financial Center. Nauset Strategies represents the premier companies in their fields; Gilbane Construction Company, Synergy Investment, Archon, Equity Office Properties, Intercontinental Development, Gerding Edlen, Local 103 IBEW and the Big Apple Circus.
Michael previously served as a Vice President at McDermott O'Neill. In that role, he employed his knowledge of the public process and past experiences with development to assist clients with their development initiatives. Michael was also a senior project manager and regional deputy of the Boston Redevelopment Authority. In that capacity, he helped manage the public and community involvement process for major development projects, which included the $700 million Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the South Boston Waterfront Committee, the South Boston Seaport Interim Master Plan, and the redevelopment of City Hall Plaza.
Michael complements his professional career with active involvement in community based associations, as a member of Boston College High School and Boston College Alumni Associations, the Corporation for the Boston Local Development Corp. Michael also sits on the Board of Directors Archdiocese Planning Office of Urban Affairs. Michael also owns and operates the Banshee in Dorchester. And is an avid big-game angler. Michael's proudest accomplishments are his three children Jack, Grace and Mick.