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Gatesman Gatesman
Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Ave., Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Agency Statement:

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).

Gatesman PR tackles your toughest business and communications challenges – whether it’s to stand out in a competitive environment, change perception, protect your reputation or navigate the rapidly evolving digital world.

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.

Client roster:

Innovation and Technology:
Collegiate Inventors Competition
Camp Invention
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Pavement Coatings Technology Council
Tobii Dynavox

Del Monte
Fellowes Brands
Hormel Foods: HOUSE of TSANG®
Pittsburgh Paints & Stains
Pace transit
S&T Bank
TTI Industries (Hoover, Dirt Devil)

Health and Wellness:
Ebb Therapeutics
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System)
UPMC Health Plan

Duquesne Light Co.
Peoples Natural Gas
CNX Resources

Business-to-Business and Influencer:
FedEx Ground
National Institute for Newman Studies
PPG Optical

Michigan Ross