Platform Communications

Keith Gilkes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: After founding Platform Communications in 2017, Keith is now focusing on his Chairman and CEO role, charting the strategic course of the company and expanding the types of organizations we help get results. He was previously President and CEO.

Brian Reisinger, President and Chief Operating Officer: After serving as Vice President since 2017, Brian Reisinger is moving into a broader day-to-day leadership role. He’ll draw on his experience providing strategic and crisis communications services to global corporations, issue advocacy organizations, political campaigns, thinktanks, and more.

Kathryn Kotowski, Director of Finance and Administration: Kathryn Kotowski has been with Platform Communications since its founding and is taking on an increasingly senior role managing Platform’s finance and administration needs, as well as those of sister companies and many of our clients. She was previously Director of Operations.

Myranda Tanck, Director of External and Corporate Communications: Myranda Tanck has brought her extensive experience in communications and crisis communications to help our clients develop a successful and holistic approach to reaching their messaging goals. Now she’s playing an expanded role with an increased focus on corporate communications, after previously serving as Director of External Communications.

Lauren Clark, Director of Policy Research: With years of experience in public policy, Lauren Clark’s research skills have led to a growing role with Platform’s burgeoning policy development and research services. Previously Director of Public Affairs, Lauren possesses a thorough understanding of the legislative process and what in-depth topics are most relevant to our clients.

Nathan Conrad, Director of Advocacy: After working with many clients in the private and non-profit sectors, Nathan Conrad is continuing his communications work while also bringing his skills to bear building coalitions affecting public policy discussions. He previously served as Director of Corporate Communications.

Alesha Guenther, Communications and Research Associate: Alesha Guenther is new to the Platform Communications team and we’re excited to have her. She has previous experience in researching policy, public records, and media coverage, as well as working on a variety of communications and political projects.

Susan Ciminello, Executive Administrator: Susan Ciminello has joined Platform Communications full time after helping our company since late last year. She has a wide range of experience in administration in the private sector, as well as in state government and on political campaigns.

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