Crisis Communications

“Sullivan & LeShane Public Relations, Inc. worked with us to create protocols for all of our nursing home members to follow whenever responding to—or preparing for—news media inquiries. Their guidance has helped to make our members feel much more comfortable and confident in their ability to manage any potential issue or crisis that may arrive in the future.”

Mag Morelli
LeadingAge Connecticut

Media Relations & Community Engagement

“The team at Sullivan & LeShane Public Relations, Inc. was exactly the firm we needed to achieve our media relations and community engagement goals, and since 2017 their expertise in messaging, media relationships, community relations and pitching stories in just the right way have delivered on everything we had hoped to achieve.”

Laurie Tobias
Chief Marketing Officer
Johnson Brunetti Retirement & Investment Specialists

Economic Development Project Support

“We turned to Sullivan & LeShane Public Relations to build and carry out a communication and community outreach strategy to enable a client of ours to define and gain stakeholder support for a high-profile real estate project. Their experienced attention to detail, media savvy, grassroots connections and messaging expertise helped guide our client from a successful project launch through every step of the way toward the project’s closing.”

John Cafasso
CCIM, SIOR, Principal

Legislative Support

“Sullivan & LeShane Public Relations, Inc. equipped us with the right messaging and delivery systems so CSMS could effectively advocate for our top legislative priorities during a unique, challenging session where the State Capitol complex was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their ability to help Connecticut’s physicians reach legislators, the executive branch and key decision-makers by leveraging earned and owned media opportunities allowed us to seamlessly remain an influential force in state policy circles and continue our organizational mission of advocating on behalf of our patients and profession.”

Dr. Robert Russo
Executive Director
Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS)

Legislative Support

“We engaged with Sullivan & LeShane Public Relations, Inc. to help us manage the state’s media on a particularly important piece of legislation facing our industry, one that became a high-profile issue and drew much public scrutiny. Thanks to their help with messaging and their strong media relationships, we were able to succeed by framing the issue on our own terms and ensuring that only accurate, factual information was reported in the press.”

Eric George
Insurance Association of Connecticut (IAC)

Message Development

“Sullivan & LeShane’s ability to craft the right narrative, their expertise in managing public issues and their statewide network of relationships with members of the media have benefited us time and time again in our efforts to be the state’s leading advocates for loving, compassionate senior care. Having them as part of our team has made all the difference in the world in building our brand and becoming the go-to organization for senior-based issues.”

Ann Collette
Vice President of Strategy and Business Development

Communications Coaching

“For more than 25 years, we have partnered with Sullivan & LeShane Public Relations, Inc. to equip Pratt & Whitney leaders with the tools to communicate our most important and valuable company messages crisply, confidently and impactfully—whether to the media, public officials, trade shows, major company events or at other presentations.”

Heather Summerer
Associate Director of Public Affairs
Pratt & Whitney

Reputation Management

“I needed to work with a public relations agency to boost the profile of Connecticut’s credit unions and promote the accomplishments of our individual members. Sullivan & LeShane was my first choice based on their breadth of contacts and strong reputation among Connecticut’s media community. Together we established the League and its members as thought leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic, and SLPR created a rich variety of opportunities to tell our members’ stories across all media platforms.”

Bruce Adams
President & CEO
The Credit Union League of Connecticut

Social/Digital Media Support

“At a time when the state and our membership needed to hear from us the most, Sullivan & LeShane’s technical expertise, ability to create compelling content and knowledge of various digital media platforms empowered us to use modern, socially distanced strategies to integrate our advocacy efforts into the digital landscape at a time when the state and our membership needed to hear from us most.”

Dr. Robert Russo
Executive Director
Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS)

Graphic Design

“Our town chose Sullivan & LeShane from a dozen bidding firms all over the country for the creation of our municipal branding package. The team was thoughtful and considerate as they guided our brand development, and took great pains to incorporate our feedback. In the end, their work not only pleased the project team, but it has been met with universal enthusiasm throughout the community.”

Tyra Penn-Gesek
Director of Planning & Development
Town of Thompson, Connecticut