Michael DiRienzo serves as the Executive Director of the Silver Institute, an international association whose membership comprises the major participants in the silver industry. In that capacity, Michael manages the Institute’s overall daily activities, budget development and management, implementing the annual plan, public affairs, and government relations’ activities.
Michael also served as Vice President of the Gold Institute, managing that association’s government and public relations activities. He represented a member company of the Toyota Group as Director of Government Relations. Formerly, Michael served as Legislative Assistant and Press Secretary to the Chairman of the House Rules Committee, U.S. Congressman David Dreier (R-CA). During his tenure with the Chairman, Michael worked on the Rules Committee, and issues before the Financial Services and Small Business Committees.