Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Advance 

Michael Fricklas joined Advance as Chief Legal Officer in 2018. He was previously General Counsel at Viacom Inc., where he was also an LCLD Member. He also served as Chairman of the Board at GetSwift and is a Senior Fellow at the Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School. Mike also serves on the Boards of Jazz at Lincoln Center and Boston University. 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Mike created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Mike's pledge here

Advance was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2022. 

Joined LCLD 2020 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2022: Stacy Marcus, Kristen Chittenden, Rebecca Baneman; 2021: Alison Flynn, Cory Krasnoff

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Aaron Carter, Haley Fine; 2021: Cynthia Cho, Toni Byrd

Leadership Summit (2022, 2021)

Member: Michael Fricklas

Diversity Professional: Dora Martin Ramos 

Communications: Kathleen Dill