CN4 welcomes Michael Kolenc to the team - CN4 Partners
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We are excited to welcome Michael Kolenc to CN4 Partners, our political strategy and media firm! Michael’s role will be Vice President and, based in Houston, will run our Texas office.

Michael started in politics as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellow for the National Education Association, rising up the NEA ranks to run statewide funding measures and help foster pro-public education candidates. He has not only worked on campaigns in DC and his home state of Texas as well as in Illinois, Maryland, Oklahoma and Oregon. Michael’s experience managing candidate campaigns, ballot measures and independent expenditures has pushed progressive policy and elected compelling public servants.

Over the last several years Michael has served as a senior advisor to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, helping her reform the administration and navigate local, state and national issues. At CN4, Michael is using his political strategy and communication experience to lead innovative projects for clients in his home state of Texas and across the country

Michael will bring so much to our team and yours!

Michael will be reaching out to you to talk about your in-progress our upcoming political projects. He’d love to partner with you on bringing electoral progressive victories to your communities. You can reach Michael at or on his cell at (281) 989-7353.

– Dean
Founding Partner, CN4 Partners

Learn more about Michael below!

Michael Kolenc served as a political and communications strategist for candidates, ballot measure committees and independent expenditure campaigns before he joined CN4 Partners.

He started in politics with the National Education Association as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellow. He later ran an education funding ballot measure for the Oklahoma Education Association and worked in the NEA HQ as the political desk for the western region. He continues to have an interest in education politics.

Michael helped build campaigns from the ground up as a professional operative. Whether it’s negotiating lease or debate terms for gubernatorial and mayoral candidates, to coming up with a creative idea for an independent expenditure, Michael always elevated a candidate or cause by using creativity and up-to-date campaign tactics.

Michael resides in Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of St. Mary’s University of San Antonio.