Michael Morris

Executive Director, National Disability Institute

Michael Morris is the Founder and Executive Director of National Disability Institute. Mr. Morris is a recognized leader on disability public policy regarding workforce and community development, tax and social and economic security. As the first Kennedy Foundation Public Policy Fellow, and as a former legal counsel to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Disability Policy, and Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Mr. Morris is adept at complex program design and model development with engagement of public and private sector agencies/organizations to transform thinking and behavior concerning financial empowerment for economically vulnerable populations. Mr. Morris received his undergraduate degree in political science with honors from Case Western Reserve University and his law degree from Emory University School of Law.