“Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die.”

Daniel Burnham

Mike Santoro is the President of Walker Sands, an integrated marketing agency supporting fast-growing business to business technology and services companies. The firm is a seven-time Inc. 5000 honoree as one of America's fastest-growing companies and has been a finalist for both Holmes Report and PRNEWS small agency of the year. Mike is also the recipient of a number of awards including recognition as PRSA Chicago's PR Professional of the Year and a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

Mike leads a talented, results-driven team known for its reputation for providing comprehensive, integrated marketing and strategic communications counsel that drives real business results. The tech-savvy specialists at Walker Sands are collaborative and dedicated to growing our clients' businesses with flawless execution and a practical approach.

Mike also co-founded the Little Giraffe Foundation in 2011, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting neonatal research and preemie families in the NICU.