Mykael Ornbaun

Where are you from?

Northern California

When did you join ArchCity Defenders? Why?

Joined ACD in July 2017 because I align with this agency’s holistic and radical work.

What is your background (work and education)?

I attended the University of California-Berkeley and the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. I have a background in mental health, financial coaching, immigration, and somatic healing practices.

What do you do at ArchCity Defenders?

I help raise money and work with clients.

What words would you use to describe ArchCity Defenders?

Courageous, client-centered, and collaborative.

Favorite client memory/win you’ve had?

Anytime someone moves into their new home after many years without one.

Fun/personal fact you want to share.

Ask me sometime.