Mack Communications is an award-winning Public Relations and Public Affairs firm specializing in crisis communications, media relations and digital media strategies. Our team members have decades of experience in media, government, public affairs and communications. The team takes great pride in linking key decision-makers together in order to create new alliances and partnerships as needed to strengthen messages and/or strategies.
Gary Mack Gary Mack founded the company in early 1997, after having served as a press secretary to Illinois Governor Jim Edgar for more than six years. He served as a key political advisor and strategist for both of Edgar’s successful gubernatorial campaigns. He continues to serve as a senior political strategist for candidates across Illinois.
Gary is widely recognized as an expert in media relations and strategy along with media event planning and staging in Illinois. He is often sought after and quoted by political reporters for his opinions on statewide issues or candidates. email@example.com
Nathan Brown Nathan Brown is Senior Account Supervisor for Mack Communications, overseeing the day-to-day operations for company accounts in order to ensure maximum client satisfaction.
Nathan has been the lead for the company in designing and developing newsletters, websites and social media campaigns for a variety of clients. He has also helped to promote and organize speaker forums and conferences. firstname.lastname@example.org
Marcy O'Boyle Jensen After several years on Capitol Hill, Marcy O’Boyle Jensen joined the Cook County state’s attorney’s office where she served as a spokeswoman for 15 years. Since then, she has worked for businesses, government agencies and associations doing strategic communications and outreach.
Marcy has worked for a diverse collection of clients, handling communications on many subjects, from transportation, to the law, to disaster relief. email@example.com
Steven Brubaker Steven Brubaker is Mack's Springfield associate, assisting with government relations and monitoring legislation important to Mack clients. Steve has extensive experience in legislative and regulatory affairs.
Steve served on the political staff of former Illinois Congressman Bob Michel and is a former legislative liaison at the office of the Illinois State Treasurer's office. He has worked on a range of concerns, including telecommunications, health care and energy issues.
Wes Bleed For 25 years, Wes Bleed could be heard reporting and anchoring the news on WGN Radio in Chicago. He served as assignment editor, assistant news director and news director. For many years he hosted a weekly live public affairs news magazine.
Before joining the firm, Wes was Communications Director for Republican Kirk Dillard’s campaign for Illinois governor. He served as campaign spokesman and was responsible for speech-writing, press relations and campaign web site content. firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Mack Andrew Mack is account executive for Mack Communications, working on behalf of multiple clients. Andrew has a degree in creative writing and once served as Adventure Writer for the Jackson Hole News & Guide.
Andrew also has a background in sales and customer service, helping to provide top quality treatment of all Mack clients. email@example.com
Mary Kay Dawson Mary Kay Dawson is Mack's grass roots and grass tops outreach liaison. She is a long time public affairs expert who has lived her entire life in the city of Chicago. Dawson has provided political counsel to elected officials and understands the workings of government in Chicago and Cook County as well as in Springfield. She has also worked with numerous corporate clients.
Mary Kay has a strong background in government and media. She knows how legislation becomes law and what drives media coverage for our clients.
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