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Matter Ranked PR firm


197 Portland St., 3rd flr., Boston, MA 02114


[email protected]
Public relations, marketing + creative services.
Employees: 250+. Founded: 2003.

Agency Statement:

Scott Signore

CEO of Matter, Scott Signore

Matter is a Brand Elevation Agency that integrates PR, marketing and creative services into content-rich campaigns that inspire action and build value. Founded in 2003, with offices throughout North America and 250+ employees, Matter works with the world's most innovative companies across high-technology, healthcare, consumer technology, professional services and consumer markets.

We are experts in storytelling. That means we're laser-focused on getting a client's message out and heard by the right audiences, in the right places. Our strategic communications programs maximize earned, owned, shared and paid media to tell – and show – credible brand stories.

We have in-house, award-winning video and podcast production capabilities as well as graphic design and web development services for projects big and small. Our creative, video and data-driven marketing teams work hand-in-hand with the PR teams to create high-performance assets that amplify brand stories, increase reach and drive ROI.

We understand how a campaign can be brought to life across multiple platforms and mediums, and the interplay between the mix – elevating any brand.

Scott Signore, CEO & prin.; Mandy Mladenoff, pres.

Clients Include:

Bangor Savings Bank
Beyond Identity
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Blue Yonder
Catalyst Health Group
Cisco Systems, Inc.
CVS Health
CVS Pharmacy
Food Lion
Hitachi, Ltd.
MIT Sloan Executive Education
SANS Institute
Sappi NA
Vicarious Surgical

Matter in the news with O'Dwyer's:

Matter Reps Abpro as Biotech Goes Public

Mon., Sep. 25, 2023

... Matter handles Abpro, a biotechnology company that develops antibody therapies to treat cancers, as it...

News of Firms: Compass Launched to Help UK, EU Cyber Firms Crack US Market

Tue., Aug. 29, 2023 launched by Conveyance Marketing Group, OutBloom PR and Allegro Solutions. Allegro Solutions provides “Subject- Matter -Expert-as-a-Service” content focused on cybersecurity, privacy and compliance. Conveyance Marketing Group leverages creative storytelling, data-driven...

News of Firms: Boundless Life Sciences Group Launches AI Unit

Wed., Aug. 23, 2023

...requires equal knowledge of science, software, security and storytelling to create meaningful products and services.” Matter Communications is sponsoring a Sept. 7 webinar that will focus on helping brands stand out...

Matter Health's Lilly Shifts to MWW

Wed., Aug. 16, 2023

... Ryan Lilly Ryan Lilly, who launched Matter Communications’ ...

Accounts in Transit: Matter Communications Picks Up Pluralsight

Tue., Aug. 15, 2023

... Matter Communications picks up Pluralsight, a technology workforce development company. ...

On the Move: ROKK Solutions Hires FGS Global's Morgan

Wed., Jul. 26, 2023

...served as VP, public affairs & crisis at BCW Global and worked at Subject Matter . In Morgan’s new post, her remit will include developing communication strategies, crafting messaging, building...

Accounts in Transit: 360PR+ Picks Up Saris

Wed., Jun. 21, 2023

...Maldives, with 50 pool villas, features over-water spa treatments, sunrise yoga classes and snorkeling excursions. Matter Communications adds three clients to its cybersecurity client portfolio—Acalvio Technologies, a cyber deception technology...

BLM Could Use Some PR

Fri., Jun. 16, 2023

... A little more than half (51 percent) of Americans support the Black Lives Matter movement, down from 67 percent in 2020 following the murder of George Floyd at...

FB's Mark Zuckerberg Cleared of Right-Wing Censorship Charge

Tue., Jun. 13, 2023

...and political posts on its platform, according to a three-year study conducted by Media Matter s for America. In fact, the opposite is true, as Media ...

Media Ranks Among Americans’ Least Trusted Institutions

Tue., May 23, 2023

...Americans gave Fox News an unfavorability ranking of 42 percent, tying with Black Lives Matter . CNN earned an unfavorable ranking of 40 percent, below NATO, Ukraine and the U.S....

Subject Matter Merges with Kivvit

Mon., May 1, 2023

... Subject Matter , the DC-based advocacy shop, is acquiring Kivvit, which ranks No. 18 in O’Dwyer’s rankings...

News of Firms: Next Practices Group Partners with Innate Motion

Tue., Apr. 18, 2023 do so,” said Reinelt. 10Fold, a B2B “Deep Tech” communications and content agency, launches Metrics Matter 4.0, a dashboard that summarizes both communications and marketing results to deliver insights for...

Subject Matter Backs Puerto Rico EcoDev Push

Tue., Mar. 28, 2023

... Subject Matter is making the rounds of DC in support of an economic development program for...

Accounts in Transit: Matter Adds FloQast, Lattice Semiconductor

Tue., Mar. 14, 2023

... Matter Communications adds FloQast, an accounting workflow automation platform, and Lattice Semiconductor, which designs and...

Tucker Carlson's Shameless Jan. 6 Spin Job

Wed., Mar. 8, 2023

...then fled the scene of the inferno. Time for a rebrand at Fox News. Media Matter s for America on March 3 filed a complaint with the FEC against Fox Corp....

Dentons Bolsters Sustainability Capability

Tue., Feb. 21, 2023

...and sustainability matters. She also served as director of the EU delegation of Make Mothers Matter , an advocacy group focused on work-life balance, and did an eight-year run at Burson-Marsteller,...

Accounts in Transit: Trevelino/Keller to Boost Boost Medical Group

Thu., Feb. 16, 2023 helping us achieve these growth goals,” said Boost Medical Group managing partner Bob Hopta. Matter Health, a part of ...

News of Firms: HMA Acquires Lovell Communications

Fri., Feb. 3, 2023

...and individual Board CV review and advisory. Luvell Anderson, Malcolm Frierson Peppercomm is expanding its Laughing Matter s Council, which helps businesses harness the power of humor to support cultural changes and...

Meta's Zuckerberg, Clegg Must Be Held Accountable

Wed., Feb. 1, 2023

...pick up right where he left off, spreading lies and disinformation ahead of 2024. A Media Matter s for America report found that since the Facebook ban, Trump continued to spread his...

News of Firms: 360PR+ Acquires Power Brand Communications

Tue., Jan. 10, 2023

...of expertise—food & beverage, beauty, wellness, STEM learning, pet and more," said 360PR+ CEO Laura Tomasetti. Matter Communications opens an office in Rochester, NY.  The agency says that the new office (its...

Get Ready for the Gen Z Onslaught

Wed., Jan. 4, 2023 such as the 2008 financial crisis, Arab Spring, Brexit, Trump’s election, Black Lives Matter movement, MeToo reckoning, mass shootings in the US, COVID-19 and the Russian invasion of...

News of Firms: Weber Shandwick Launches Business & Society Futures Offering

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022’s business performance, stakeholder expectations and societal impact,” said TWSC chief executive officer Gail Heimann. Matter Communications rebrands its marketing services division as ...

Marketers Plan to Up Spending in 2023

Fri., Nov. 4, 2022

...2023—and 44 percent say that those increases will be “substantial.” That’s the finding of the Matter Marketing Outlook Survey, which collected responses from more than 200 CMOs and marketing execs...

Speaking Out Against Antisemitism

Wed., Oct. 26, 2022, and even across the world, were at the forefront of the Black Lives Matter movement in the summer of 2020, and stood shoulder to shoulder against Asian American...

What Took You So Long, Adidas

Tue., Oct. 25, 2022

...who was at the Paris Fashion Show earlier this month wearing a “White Lives Matter " shirt, appeared on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson’s show on Oct. 6 and other programs...

News of Firms: Next Practices Group Adds Content Science

Thu., Oct. 20, 2022

...along with Greg Beuerman. Crosby Marketing Communications recently held its tenth annual Inspiring Actions That Matter Day of Service. Since the program’s start in 2013, the firm has donated a...

Pandemic Pivots Persist for Healthcare Amidst Economic Uncertainty

Wed., Oct. 19, 2022

...refuse to abandon or devalue PR and marketing. Now we know what’s possible One of Matter Health’s venture capital clients summarized the pandemic in a particularly poignant way, stating that...

Accounts in Transit: Matter Communications Adds Drata

Tue., Oct. 18, 2022

... Matter Communications adds security and compliance automation platform Drata to its roster of cybersecurity clients. ...

News of Firms: Matter Goes for the Gusto

Thu., Sep. 22, 2022

... Matter launches Gusto, a creative content house specializing in commercials, branded content, podcasting, original shows...

Self-Evaluation and Commitment: Keys to Corporate Reputation

Tue., Sep. 13, 2022

...these issues of societal import yet, you’ll soon have to be. After the Black Lives Matter movement exploded on the scene following George Floyd’s tragic death, many companies were caught...

Please Reconsider, Kate Bedingfield

Mon., Aug. 1, 2022

...who blasts The Clash’s “Rock the Casbah.” TV news short changes climate change. A Media Matter s survey of news coverage of extreme heat last month found that only 32 percent...

News of Firms: Alpine Group Unveils Competitive Funding Practice

Thu., Jul. 14, 2022

...opportunities in order to help clients achieve their goals,” said Alpine Group CEO Les Spivey. Matter Communications opens a Dallas office to further support the region’s global healthcare and high-tech presence,...

FTC’s Kryzak Shifts to Subject Matter

Tue., Jul. 12, 2022

...directed the Federal Trade Commission's Office of Public Affairs, has signed on at Subject Matter . As senior VP of policy communications, Kryzak is to ensure collaboration among Subject ...

In A Down Economy, Be Bullish On Communications

Fri., Jul. 8, 2022

...and must become bullish on communications—including PR, advertising and social media. Maintaining Your Reputation: It Matter s Companies build reputations on the success of the products and services that they deliver. Meeting...

On the Move: Financial Profiles Names Johnston SVP-ESG

Thu., Jun. 2, 2022

...of PR, media relations and liaison officer at financial technology company Sageworks. Jane Chero The Media Matter s, which focuses on the home furnishings, décor and interior design industries, names Jane Chero...

Accounts in Transit: LDPR Adds Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess & Beach Club

Tue., May 24, 2022

...Crowe PR team,” said Sonendo, associate vice president of consumer and professional marketing, Alma Salazar. Matter Communications works on the launch of cybersecurity startup Island, developer of the Enterprise Browser. ...

On the Move: Rubenstein PR Snags MWW's Weiss

Fri., May 20, 2022

...was a vice president at Reed Public Relations, and she has also worked at Matter , Nuance Communications and Schneider Associates. In her new role, Poole's focus is to build...

Healthcare PR Firms Enjoy 47% Growth in '21

Tue., Mar. 29, 2022

...(+116.3 percent to $7.5M), Tom Ryan’s ICR Inc. (+67.6 to $38.5M) and Scott Signore’s Matter Communications (+51.6 percent to $7.6M) posted the biggest gains of the Top 25 firms. Healthcare...

PR Firms Report Robust 29.7% Growth in '21

Fri., Mar. 25, 2022

...London.  In the US, it added executive VP and technology practice leader Maria Brown from Matter Communications; veteran business, media, and political advisor Shari Yost Gold; chief creative officer Carl...

News of Firms: Coral Tree Partners Takes Stake in Subject Matter

Tue., Mar. 1, 2022

... Subject Matter is on the receiving end of an investment from private equity firm Coral Tree...

On the Move: Prosek Names Jim David DC Chief

Thu., Jan. 27, 2022

...Congressional Campaign Committee. She has also worked at American Bridge 21st Century and Media Matter s for America. “Kate is a proven leader who has led complex campaigns for organizations...

Should Brands Comment on Big Social Movements?

Mon., Jan. 17, 2022

...tweeted “To be silent is to be complicit” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. What does it say about an organization that doesn’t express support for racial justice,...

Subject Matter Snaps Up Woman’s Day EIC

Wed., Jan. 12, 2022

... Susan Spencer Subject Matter has named Susan Spencer, a former editor-in-chief of Hearst Magazines’ Woman’s Day, as senior...

On the Move: Reevemark Ups Leasure

Wed., Jan. 12, 2022

...Health. Before coming to Weber Shandwick in 2020, Byrnes was a vice president at Matter Communications. Before that, he was vice president communications and account services at PointAcross. In...

On the Move: 5W Public Relations Hires BCW Vet to Head Miami Outpost

Mon., Jan. 10, 2022

...5W announced their plans to open a Miami office space in the spring of 2021. Rebecca Shaw Subject Matter adds Rebecca Shaw, chief of staff for Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN) and prior deputy...

Shareholders Fret About Apple’s ‘Censorship’ in China

Fri., Jan. 7, 2022

...response to or in anticipation of government requests. Apple opposes the Resolution. It says the “ Matter s of Note” section in the transparency report explains “that certain of the removed apps...

COVID, Politics Continue to Shape Work Life in 2022

Mon., Dec. 13, 2021

...on gun control (six percent) or immigration (four percent), whether they support Black Lives Matter (four percent), whether or not they wear a mask (four percent) and their position...

On the Move: Subject Matter Adds Capitol Hill Vet

Thu., Dec. 2, 2021

... Sandra Alcala Subject Matter adds Capitol Hill veteran Sandra Alcala to its government relations team. Alcala most recently...

BerlinRosen Named Top Large PR Agency of 2021 by PRNews

Wed., Nov. 17, 2021

...continue to shape DEI policy. Additional highlights from the year include helping Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza partner with celebrities to fight racism; coordinating the rollout of a...

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