Gary Mack is CEO and founder of Mack Communications, an award winning public relations firm now in its 20th year of business. Gary's mettle was first forged as a reporter for a statewide news service and later as a reporter covering the state capitol. He became a trusted media advisor to Illinois Governor Jim Edgar, as well as countless business owners and leaders, mayors, and association executives. He is no stranger to controversy or crisis, and has counseled clients through crises ranging from class-action federal lawsuits to employee protests, to accidental and tragic fatalities.
Gary's knowledge and experience in talking to the news media is renowned among his peers, and in the realm of pure public relations and promotion he has been dubbed "Illinois' Media Impresario" by a major Chicago newspaper. He has also been a radio host fill-in for Steve Cochran during Cochran's time at WIND AM 560.