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Matter Ranked PR firm


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


[email protected]
Public relations, marketing + creative services.

Employees: 225. 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 campaigns that inspire action and build value. Founded in 2003, with offices throughout North America, 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 production capabilities as well as integrated marketing, creative design, and web development services for projects big and small. These teams work hand-in-hand with the PR teams to create high-performance strategies and 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.

Other Office Locations:
Newburyport, MA
Providence, RI
Rochester, NY
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO

Clients Include:

Blue Yonder
CVS Health
Entrepreneurship for All
Food Lion
Johnson Controls
Lattice Semiconductor
Michaels Stores
NYU Langone Health
Risk Strategies
SANS Institute
Sappi North America

Matter in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: Derris Ups Lisa Frank to CEO

Fri., Apr. 19, 2024 and executive thought leadership. Barkley, who was previously VP and creative director at Matter Communications is now PAN's VP, brand marketing and experience design. His role centers around helping...

NYC PR Firms Largest Slice of O'Dwyer's Rankings

Tue., Apr. 9, 2024

...Finn Partners ($60.5M). PAN Communications ($28.9M) edged out Inkhouse ($26.9M) in Boston metro area with Matter Communications ($23.5) coming in third out of 12. D.C. area's top dog is Edelman ($93.2M) followed...

Accounts in Transit: Racepoint Global Adds Client Trio

Tue., Mar. 26, 2024

...Cambodia; one ship—Anouvong—is in the upper Mekong River in Laos; and one ship—Anawrahta—is in Myanmar. Matter Communications  expands the client roster for its Precision group, a PR and content division of the...

On the Move: Matter Makes Tress Media Maven

Thu., Feb. 1, 2024

... Jonathan Tress Matter Communications  names VP, media marketing Jonathan Tress to head up its newly formed media group. Before...

News of Firms: BerlinRosen Takes Stake in Message Lab

Wed., Dec. 6, 2023

...the industry through this year’s program,” said Kite Hill PR CEO and founder Tiffany Guarnaccia.   Matter Communications is presenting a free webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7...

On the Move: Highwire PR Hires Weber Shandwick's Byrnes

Tue., Nov. 14, 2023 SVP in its corporate healthcare practice. Before that he was a VP at Matter Communications , partnering with B2B technology, healthcare and consumer brands. At Highwire, Byrnes will scale the...

News of Firms: Marketers to Up Spending in '24

Thu., Nov. 2, 2023

... New findings from Matter Communications indicate that most marketers are planning to up spending in 2024. Matter surveyed 270...

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 and...

Matter Health's Lilly Shifts to MWW

Wed., Aug. 16, 2023

... Ryan Lilly Ryan Lilly, who launched Matter Communications ’ Matter Health unit, has joined MikeWorldWide to head its rebranded health practice. As senior VP...

Accounts in Transit: Matter Communications Picks Up Pluralsight

Tue., Aug. 15, 2023

... Matter Communications picks up Pluralsight, a technology workforce development company. Matter will lead a fully integrated...

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 company;...

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 manufactures...

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

Thu., Feb. 16, 2023

...growth goals,” said Boost Medical Group managing partner Bob Hopta. Matter Health, a part of Matter Communications , is named agency of record for CentralReach, a provider of autism and IDD care...

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 eighth)...

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 MatterMKTG in a move that the agency says is...

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. Matter will...

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, as...

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. Matter has...

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 Becomes...

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 Sorvino...

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 his...

Accounts in Transit: Kaplow Communications Adds Stanley

Tue., Jun. 8, 2021

...naturally inspired beauty brand Urban Hydration; and luxury beauty products and retail spa chain Bluemercury. Matter Communications  takes on Sage Dental Management, which provides business and administrative support services to over 65 affiliated...

Accounts in Transit: Ogilvy Scoops Up Absolut Vodka

Fri., Mar. 19, 2021

...can deliver the strategic and creative excellence that Ogilvy has demonstrated time and time again.”  Matter Communications  lands BIO-key International, Strategic Security Solutions (S3) and Security Scorecard. Matter will work with all three...

Accounts in Transit: French/West/Vaughan Lands Reborn Clothing

Tue., Feb. 23, 2021

...— and how infrastructure is at least part of the means to address each one. Matter Communications  expands ties with Blue Yonder, which specializes in digital supply chain and omni-channel commerce fulfillment. The...

Accounts in Transit: Zapwater Adds Contour

Tue., Feb. 9, 2021

...for transforming spaces, businesses and communities, Contour’s expertise includes asset management, design, architecture and construction. Matter Communications picks up Tricentis, a testing platform for modern cloud and enterprise applications. Matter will execute...

Accounts in Transit: Decker/Royal Adds Wyndham Destinations, Love Home Swap

Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

...operates a network of nearly 150 showrooms and 900 professional design consultants across North America. Matter Communications wins Kitewheel, which provides customer journey orchestration and analytics. Matter’s work for Kitewheel will include...

Accounts in Transit: Diamond PR Lands Bonaire Tourism

Mon., Nov. 9, 2020

...story to the kitchen and bath community,” said Bocchi president and managing partner Akgun Seckiner. Matter Communications  wins Buildable, Brainium Studios and Natural Intelligence Systems accounts.  Matter will provide all PR strategy, planning and...

Events: PRSA to Host Fundraiser Concert for Multicultural Scholarship Program

Thu., Oct. 15, 2020

...information on the PRSA Multicultural Scholarship or to make a donation, please visit the scholarship page.  Matter Communications  is presenting a webinar that will examine how the healthcare market has been changed by...

Accounts in Transit: Blaze PR Scoops Up Nature's Path Organic Foods

Tue., Sep. 1, 2020

...our stories in the right way,” said Nature’s Path vice president of marketing Hubert Wat. Matter Communications  has been named agency of record for biotech company PanTheryx, the world’s largest producer of bovine...

Accounts in Transit: French/West/Vaughan Picks up Reflexion

Fri., Aug. 21, 2020 take our brand to the next level,” said Reflexion founder and CEO Matt Campagna. Matter Communications has added bioAffinity Technologies, an oncology-focused company developing non-invasive diagnostic tests and targeted therapies for...

Accounts in Transit: Matter Communications Gains GRIN

Tue., Jul. 28, 2020

... Matter Communications  has been named agency of record for influencer marketing software platform GRIN. Matter will spearhead a...

Accounts in Transit: Padilla to Raise Profile of New York Wines

Wed., Jul. 8, 2020

...for New York state wines on a global stage,” said NYWGF executive director Sam Filler. Matter Communications  has entered into a multi-year agreement to serve as agency of record for healthcare technology...

Social Distancing Hikes Influence of Influencers

Wed., May 27, 2020

...a positive effect on the power of influencers, according to a new study from Matter Communications . Online brand communications, however, are lagging behind. With consumers spending more time on social platforms,...

News of Firms: Mower Unveils 'Bring Your Work to Kids Day'

Tue., Apr. 21, 2020

...available soon for download. To be alerted as soon as content is available, email [email protected]. Matter Communications  has expanded its Precision group’s offerings with the addition of digital marketing services. Precision Digital...

Accounts in Transit: North 6th Agency Adds Sweetwater

Thu., Apr. 9, 2020

...RoadRunner VP Engineering Cason Male, VP Sales Shane Kilcoyne, and founder and CEO Graham Rihn Matter Communications  has been appointed agency of record for RoadRunner Recycling, a Pittsburgh-based startup providing custom recycling and...

News of Firms: Zimmerman Agency Unveils 'Hunger to Help' Campaign

Tue., Mar. 31, 2020

...Zimmerman Agency president and founder Curtis Zimmerman. To find more about the campaign, go to  Matter Communications has launched an internal communications offering. Matter CEO Scott Signore says the offering is...

Accounts: 160over90, Part of Endeavor, Wins Aura From Ketchum

Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

...split between the New York and Los Angeles 160over90 offices. Aura was previously with Ketchum. Matter Communications has been named the agency for UniFocus, a company that provides workforce management and financial...

2020 Vision for Integrated Healthcare Marketing

Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

...efforts across all marketing functions.  *** Based in Boston, Ryan Lilly leads the healthcare practice at Matter Communications ....

Accounts in Transit: William Mills Launches New Offering of Loan Guarantee Insurance Services Group; Matter Communication Expands Ties with Nerdio; IMARS Communications Guided Russian Exporters at Mokkiten Japan 2019

Thu., Oct. 24, 2019

...crisis communications sevices for companies in the financial technology, insurance, healthcare and retail technology industries. Matter Communications has expanded its strategic relationship with Nerdio, a company that helps managed services providers...

News of Firms: Lou Hammond Group Opens in Denver; Matter Launches Live Video Unit; RooneyPartners Starts Medical Comms Practice

Tue., Jul. 16, 2019

...reputation and expertise to implement national communications programs with a regional focus. George F. Snell III Matter Communications has launched a live video initiative, mLive. mLive produces live videos for brands across a...

News of Firms: C&R of L.A. Moves in NYC; 360|bespoke Opens in London; 5W PR Awarded Grand Stevie

Mon., May 20, 2019

...points, and Bronze Stevies one and a half points. Also receiving a major award is  Matter Communications , which is being presented with the Gold Stevie Award for Public Relations Agency of...

News of Firms: Matter Communications Launches Matter Health; Golin Names Al Golin Fellows; Paragon PR Unveils Counterpoint; GLOBALHealthPR Adds Chile-Based Strategika

Thu., Mar. 7, 2019

... Matter Communications  has launched Matter Health, a dedicated brand for its healthcare practice. The agency says that...

People on the Move: H+K Ups Whitehead to UK Boss... APCO Names Health, Crisis, Energy Leaders... Slowey/McManus Promotes Katie Kinne

Wed., Nov. 28, 2018

...relations specialist for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and an account executive at Matter Communications . Walford most recently managed communications for the Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy for...

News of Firms: Spurrier Establishes Media Intelligence Team; Matter Opens in Pittsburgh; Investis rebrands.

Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

...buyer; and operations manager Kristina Williams, who was previously operations manager at Goodwill Industries. Emma Gielata Matter Communications has opened an office in Pittsburgh, the agency’s sixth U.S. location. The expansion into...

Accounts in Transit: R/West orders Rioja Wines; Brandware salutes American Freedom Distillery; Matter Communs. tends to Tree Care Industry Assn.

Wed., Nov. 7, 2018

...are pressed in molds made out of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center site. Matter Communications  has brought on seven new clients as part of the Boston's shop expansion that amplified...

Change is Healthcare’s Greatest Opportunity

Mon., Oct. 8, 2018

...role in defining what that change looks like. *** Ryan Lilly leads the healthcare practice at Matter Communications ....

People on the Move

Tue., Sep. 18, 2018

...well as beefing up its executive team. Andrea Dubeck, who was a VP at Matter Communications ; Joel Richman, formerly head of PR & marketing at ExO Foundation; and former MWWPR...

Accounts in Transit

Wed., Aug. 1, 2018

...also work with the company’s social media team to curate integrated campaigns for multiple audiences. Matter Communications  announced the additions of  next-generation networking company 128 Technology, identity-as-a-service platform provider Auth0, global payments tech company BlueSnap, TSL/SSL...

People on the Move

Wed., Jul. 11, 2018

...Parry Headrick as senior vice president of marketing and communications. Headrick joins March from Matter Communications , where he was vice president of marketing & communications. Before that, he was vice...

News of Firms

Thu., Apr. 19, 2018

...governor of Massachusetts William Weld. The podcast is available on outlets including iTunes, Stitcher and iHeartRadio. Matter Communications  has released its 2018 Consumer Technology Survey, which outlines the key digital marketing trends in...

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