The MGH Report

Michael G. Haran, Proprietor

Mike’s Bio

M ichael Haran has been a research and technical and creative writer for over 30 years. Michael first started writing when he worked for Bechtel on the Alaskan Pipeline. In just over a year he completed the first comprehensive environment complacence manuals. For Bechtel he updated the Alberta Pipeline PERT program manual. From there he moved into the world of finance by writing the marketing package for the $22 million Bakewell-Brown Plaza in San Francisco.  For American Saving he wrote seven single family home PERT construction manuals and from there follow the creation of several policy and procedure, and mortgage sales manuals all in the financial industry.

About 15 years ago Mike started his creative writing career. Since them he has written numerous screenplays, has had one film, “Gas,” produced by 20th Century Fox (see Silver Screen Entertainment at ssefilm.com) and had written a YA novel. He has written several episodic TV “Bibles” (concept outlines and episode development) and written for local newspapers and periodicals.

Professional Experience

  • Institute of Progressive Education and Learning
  • Director of Research, Technical & Creative Writing, Compliance

Technical and Creative Writer

Technical

  • Alaska Pipeline Compliance Manual – Bechtel Corp – 1975
  • Alberta Pipeline PERT Program Manual – Bechtel Corp – 1977
  • Bakewell Brown $23m Financing Package – 1984 – United Financial Bank
  • Seven Real Estate Development Analyses – American Savings – 1986
  • Five Hundred Subdivisions PERT Manual – Atherton Kirk Construction – 1988
  • Policy and Procedure Manual – Eastlake Financial Company – 1992; 1st General Mortgage Company – 2002
  • Sales Procedure Manual– Eastlake Financial Company – 1992; 1st General Mortgage Company – 2002
  • Real Estate LLC Partnership Management Documents – North Beach Properties – 2007
  • China Wine Market Analysis and Business Plan – Gold Mountain Wines – 2010

Creative

Screenplays

  • Match Club – 1992
  • Cazadero – 1995
  • Out of Her Mind – 1996
  • Killing Time – 2000
  • Gas – 2004
  • Three Cords and a Story – 2006

Episodic Television

  • Gas – 16 Episode Bible

Periodicals

  • Press Democrat
  • Healdsburg Tribune
  • Healdsburg Museum
  • San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Professional Licenses:

  • California Real Estate Broker 00515887
  • California Life and Health License
  • NASD series 6 and 63 Registered Representative
  • California Building Contractor (inactive)
  • NASD series 39 – DPP Principal (inactive)

Education

  • Cal State University Sonoma -2017 – MA/Education Research
  • Cal State University Sonoma – 1974 – BA/Business Management
  • City College San Francisco – 1971 – AA Degree

Military Service

  • UNITED STATES AIR FORCE – June 1965 to May 1969
  • Honorable Discharge – Alaskan Air Command