Micheal Flaherty, Board Member

Mr. Flaherty is a former Republican speechwriter, education reformer, Walden Media co-founder, and he currently serves as founder and president of Inkling Entertainment.

Flaherty worked with his brother Chip at Walden Media for 15 years, a company they co-founded with Philip Anschutz and Cary Granat. During their time there, Walden produced a number of critically and commercially successful films including The Chronicles of Narnia, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Bridge to Teribithea, Holes, Charlotte's Web, Waiting for Superman, and Amazing Grace.

As a speechwriter, he worked for William Bulger, then president of the Massachusetts Senate, and Tom Reilly, then Massachusetts Attorney General. He graduated from Tufts University.

Flaherty serves on the advisory boards for The Salvation Army and the Templeton Foundation. He has been published in National Review, Boston Business Journal, American Spectator, and Deseret News.