- 01 Jun, 2022
- Posted byKristin Smith
Michael R. Sonnenreich is a lawyer and art collector who previously worked in technology, pharmaceuticals, and global marketing.
Over the last two decades, Mr. Sonnenreich has been actively involved in numerous nonprofit institutions – particularly in the creative and performing arts, including serving as president of the Washington National Opera; chairman of the DC Jazz Festival and commissioner of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
In addition to serving as president of The Fund to Conserve U.S. Diplomatic Treasures Abroad, Mr. Sonnenreich is the chairman of the board of Kikaku America International, and vice chairman of PharMa International Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. He has served as a board member and trustee of numerous companies throughout his career, including Wi2Wi, Tyhee Development Corp, Ltd., and Scientific American. He served as a lecturer in law at the University of Virginia, University of California, Los Angeles, and Southern Methodist University.
Mr. Sonnenreich is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, the University of Madrid, Spain, and Harvard University Law School. In 2008, he was named Distinguished Washingtonian by the University Club of Washington, DC.