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Matter Ranked PR firm


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


[email protected]
Public relations, digital marketing, creative, video, strategy + planning. Employees: 250+.

Founded: 2003.

Agency Statement:

Scott Signore

CEO of Matter, Scott Signore

Matter is a Brand Elevation Agency unifying PR, creative services, digital marketing and strategy into content-rich communications campaigns that inspire action and build value. Founded in 2003, with offices throughout North America and 250+ employees, we work with the world's most innovative companies across high-technology, healthcare, consumer technology, professional services and consumer markets, from startups and nonprofits to well-known corporations.

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 graphic design and web development capabilities as well as video and live broadcast services for projects big and small. Our creative, video and digital marketing teams work hand-in-hand with the PR teams to create high-quality assets to support campaigns. Our digital marketing capabilities amplify brand stories to increase reach and ROI. Our teams understand how a campaign can be brought to life across multiple platforms and mediums, and the interplay between the mix. We understand how to elevate any brand.

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

Clients Include:

6 River Systems
Attivo Networks
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software)
Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company
CVS Health
Galileo Financial Technologies
Health Management Systems (HMS)
HP Hood
Information Services Group (ISG)
Johnson Controls
Level Ex
MIT Exec Education
Modernizing Medicine
Potter Anderson
Sleep Cycle
Spectrum Health Systems
Vermont Nut Free Chocolates

Matter in the news with O'Dwyer's:

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...

News of Firms: UniWorld Establishes NIL Unit to Promote Black College Athletes

Tue., Oct. 19, 2021

...the brands of the future,” said UWG chair and CEO Monique Nelson. Peppercomm launches the Laughing Matter s Council to focus on ways that the principles of humor can be used to drive...

On the Move: Hunter Ups Garcia Russo to New Innovation & Growth Post

Thu., Oct. 14, 2021

...will work to strengthen the practice’s integrated communications, content creation and healthcare storytelling capabilities. Ryan Lilly Matter Commnications promotes ...

News of Firms: UniWorld Establishes NIL Unit to Promote Black College Athletes

Sat., Oct. 9, 2021

...become the brands of the future,” said UWG chair and CEO Monique Nelson. Peppercomm launches the Laughing Matter s Council, a strategic advisory council of experts in humor that will focus on ways that the principles...

Learning the Importance of Leading by Example

Wed., Sep. 22, 2021

...that when counseling CEOs, she might ask them, “You’re willing to post Black Lives Matter on your website, you’re willing to sign a petition or something, but who are...

Gavin Newsom Owes Fox News

Wed., Sep. 15, 2021

...appeared 52 times in prime time on Fox, according to a report by Media Matter s. No other GOP competitor appeared more than eight times. Newsom’s recall was a long-shot in...

ESG Marketing is Anything but Business as Usual

Thu., Aug. 19, 2021

...Page Society’s groundbreaking research in The CCO as Pacesetter: What It Means, Why It Matter s, How to Get There, companies need to move beyond simply defining a corporate purpose...

Accounts in Transit: Bellmont to Sing Praises of Duluth

Wed., Aug. 11, 2021

...tourism economy. "Their vision for Duluth is fresh and dynamic and deeply engaging," Larson said.  Matter Health has expanded its agency of record engagement with Hospital IQ and signed on...

Guidelines for Companies Taking a Social Stance

Thu., Jul. 1, 2021

...were accused of corporate virtue signaling during the height of last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests. A company’s internal commitment to change speaks much louder than any press release or...

PRSA Summit Addresses Diversity

Wed., Jun. 30, 2021 and specialize in the healthcare space, it remained the same. It felt isolating.” Mentorship Matter s When asked about what kept them in the industry despite the challenges, the panelists unanimously...

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...

Post-COVID, Social Activism and Other Grey Swans

Tue., May 25, 2021 much change and myriad uncertainties. As is well-known, Starbucks stumbled when banning Black Lives Matter logo apparel. Coca-Cola became embroiled in unwanted controversy in how it managed its diversity...

AT&T Chief Stankey is 'Sad' TW Deal Flopped

Tue., May 18, 2021

...Fox News for its spread of misinformation surrounding COVID-19 and the “stolen election,” Media Matter s for America discredits the notion that it is okay to place ads during the...

Accounts in Transit: Pop’N Creative Picks Up WNBA's Atlanta Dream

Thu., May 13, 2021

...guard Renee Montgomery, who sat out the 2020 season in solidarity with the Black Lives  Matter movement. It is aimed at challenging the systemic barriers—access, investment, infrastructure and representation—faced by...

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