We are writers, researchers and news hounds.
Front row (from left to right): Lauren Wenzel (senior account executive), Mary Kate Joyce (account supervisor), Paige Blawas (account executive), Peter Smith (assistant account executive), Jamie Kurke (assistant account executive); Back row (from left to right): Beth Thompson (account director), Desiree Bartoe (account director), Susan English (SVP, director of PR and social media) and Heather Scott (account supervisor).
Our strategic consumer-centric model puts your target audiences at the forefront to motivate action and influence behavior that increases sales, market share and brand affinity.
We combine critical and creative thinking to produce ideas and content that stem from research and insights to disrupt, educate and engage consumers, media and the industry. We believe in research, so much so that we invest more than $200,000 annually in tools and resources to benefit your business.
Founded in 2006, Gatesman is a privately held corporation owned by partners John Gatesman and Shannon Baker. Gatesman is an award-winning, full-service public relations practice that ranks nationally within the top 100 independent PR firms, and is a partner in IPREX, a global communication network.
Susan English, sr. VP, PR & social media; John Gatesman, CEO; Shannon Baker, partner, pres.
Innovation and Technology:
Collegiate Inventors Competition
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Pavement Coatings Technology Council
Hormel Foods: HOUSE of TSANG®
Pittsburgh Paints & Stains
SHOP ‘n SAVE
TTI Industries (Hoover, Dirt Devil)
Health and Wellness:
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System)
UPMC Health Plan
Duquesne Light Co.
Peoples Natural Gas
Business-to-Business and Influencer:
National Institute for Newman Studies