About Tommasi Public Relations

Anne Tommasi

Anne Tommasi“Do what you Love, Love what you do.”

That is Anne’s professional motto, nailed to her wall for a daily reminder. And she is seriously committed to the amazing businesses and brands she represents.

Anne has the insights and experiences to develop strategic and effective communications plans.

Anne’s early years working for public relations agencies and corporations provided her with the solid skills she needed to succeed, including:

  • identifying and successfully pitching to target media
  • creatively crafting story angles and communiqués that cut through the clutter
  • resourcefulness: doing what it takes to track down and secure the tools and people needed for the perfect pr coup
  • carefully managing time and resources to most efficiently meet a multitude of communication goals
  • Skilled project managing of and negotiating for multimedia campaigns
  • Creating compelling inbound content

Ultimately, she leveraged her years of experience to pursue her dream of founding her own pr consulting service: Tommasi PR.  As owner, Anne is on the front lines aggressively seeking opportunities to raise visibility and build reputations for her clients.

Anne’s talent lies in creating novel ideas and solutions.

By speaking to the consumer in an inspired and original manner, and, by utilizing the relationships she has built with the media over several years, Anne captures attention for her clients. Her virtual agency approach ensures that the most qualified person is assigned to a project.  By working collaboratively with other PR professionals, social media experts, web designers, photographers, video producers and other marketing pros, Anne creates a more efficient and effective agency alternative for her client.

After work…

To unwind Anne enjoys escaping to the “Bush” (Sugarbush) for hiking, biking and Nordic and alpine skiing. A less active but equally important “centering” activity is her book club where she shares her love of reading with other bookworms.  She lives in southern New Hampshire.

Jeanne Wallace

JeannieJeanne Wallace is a spirited, insightful, creative connector. Whether developing a story or creating an experiential program, her PR outreach marketing style for leading brands, groups and causes is one of kind. With more than 25 years experience in agency, corporate, non-profit, academic and entrepreneurial environments, she very happily lives in a social media world of impactful words and images. Jeanne offers connectivity and creativity; competence and a nature that remains calm even in crisis.

Jeanne is credited for building a legacy for Aaron Feuerstein, President of Malden Mills, all while working with Polartec clients like L.L. Bean, North Face, Patagonia and Mountain Hardwear. Her PR and marketing initiatives for the IMAX film, Everest, supported a $50 million marketing communications program. Her awards initiative the “Polartec Challenge” continues to exist after 25 years, funding adventurers around the world on purposeful missions. A respected and trusted resource, Jeanne’s record for building long-lasting relationships with clients, business partners, global media and communities is bar none. As comfortable with NBC News as she is with Outside Magazine, she’s also just as happy hiking in Moab as she is at a New York City premier. And yet, Facebook is her favorite place to be.

A published and gifted writer –from pitches and releases to websites, Jeanne served as East Coast Editor for Outdoor Retailer Magazine and writes for rootsrated.com.

After Work:

A lover of nature, she especially enjoys coastal life in Newburyport; garden and home design; and travel. Her heart ties are in Nepal, supporting the Blink Now Foundation and the Kopila Valley School and Children’s Home in Nepal.

Susan Fecko

Susan combines over 20 years of marketing expertise with a deep understanding of the healthy, active lifestyle consumer. A master storyteller with strategic vision, Her approach is to take a hands-on role in the creative planning, strategy, development and growth of mission-driven brands. Susan has been actively engaged in the natural products, personal care and nutrition categories and has worked at New Hope Natural Media, Vitamin Angels and Holistic Primary Care among others. She is intimately involved with the key players and issues in the healthy living space.

Susan’s capabilities and expertise include media relations and publicity, media research and assessment, executive visibility, community relations, event planning, social media outreach and co-branding/strategic partnership opportunities. Susan holds a degree in Social and Organization Psychology from the University of Massachusetts and lives in Boulder Colorado, one of the epicenters for the natural products industry.

After work:
An avid road cyclist, runner and skier, Susan also appreciates yoga, time with her two dogs, Nathan and Bos’n and visiting the local farmer’s market.

Lynn Bannon

Lynn has more than twenty years of public relations experience serving a wide range of clients, including consumer, high tech, professional services, education, non-profit and financial services.

Lynn is a valuable member of the team because:

  • She offers expertise in media relations, cause advocacy, messaging, media training, crisis and corporate communications and events management.
  • She is versatile: she has helped promote large companies such as Reebok and Digital Equipment Corporation, as well as small companies in fields ranging from apparel and snowshoes to software and local banking.
  • She also can and does call on her training and experience as an attorney to help executives facing tough communications challenges such as layoffs, plant closings, lawsuits, product recalls, etc.
  • The depth and breadth of her experience and her passion for helping clients succeed make her successful in pitching stories to consumer, trade and business media, both print and electronic.

After work…

Lynn enjoys hiking, mineral collecting in the field, sailing, gardening and, believe it or not, river, beach and harbor cleanups.  She reports that she’s met some great people as she collected flotsam and jetsam.”

Tyson Goodridge

Tyson joins the team as our resident teacher-and still a vigorous student of- Social Media.

He is principal at Dialogue, a Boston-based Social Media Educational and Consulting firm He teaches and inspires clients to deepen connections, expand their networks, and grow their business using Social Media.

Tyson is a social media guru but his roots are in traditional marketing communications. He has spent 15 years in consumer marketing, public relations, and nonprofit fundraising. He has placed clients on CNN, the Today Show, and the New York Times, and along the way, raised money for ALS Research. He’s worked with Tom Watson and the PGA TOUR, The Islands of the Bahamas and Pebble Beach Resorts. His online experience includes the consumer launch of iVillage.com, about.com and most recently managing the online community at spire.com.

Tyson’s signature service is a 2-hour interactive workshop on Social Media. He also offers private seminars and educational workshops on Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, and blogging.

Tyson received his B.A. in American History at Hobart College in 1994 and his MBA from Babson in 2002. He is married with two children.

After work…

Tyson enjoys golf, cooking and digital photography. He’s also a New York sports fan living in Boston, so go easy on him, will you?

Kellie Day

kellie_dayCreating stunning visual brands for over 20 years, graphic designer Kellie Day is known for her vibrant logo designs, website designs, and catalog designs.

Her experience includes catalog design for Osprey Backpacks, t-shirt designs for The North Face, illustrations for Trader Joe’s, logo design for Chicks with Picks, and many more.

Whether you need an entirely new logo/branding concept for a new business, or a fresh, updated look, Kellie can get you from where you are to where you need to go. She first works with clients to determine how your brand fits into the current market landscape and then uses her skills to make you visually irresistible to your target demographic.

After work…

Kellie spends time with her family, and loves to run, paint, hike and play in the Colorado mountains she calls home.