Alan Hermesch Public Relations, LLC, focuses on strategic communications that deliver successful solutions to communications, marketing and public affairs issues, goals and objectives. Its capabilities include media relations, issues and crisis management, publications, marketing communications, fundraising, and meetings planning and promotion.

Media Relations – The firm has completed many successful media relations campaigns, garnering coverage in many leading local, national and international media outlets. With a sensitivity to the client’s need and making the most of the opportunities presented, the firm has established a track record of successful placement of stories, editorials and op-ed articles. In particular, the firm’s work with HOK, Freddie Mac, and the Financial Planning Association is illustrative of this success.

Issues and Crisis Management – The firm has been called on to give management and strategic direction to organizations that find their vitality threatened or diminished by issues or crises that emerge during the course of their activities. Alan Hermesch has years of experience in handling adversarial media and constituencies, and in developing strategic solutions or remedies to problems that arise in difficult or adversarial environments. The firm’s work with Gallaudet University and the Prince George’s County Council reflects the success the firm has achieved in this area.

Marketing Communications and Publications – A great strength of the firm is its ability to create, write and produce dramatic publications, videos or other communication vehicles that effectively convey messages that advance, promote and sell an organization, its people, its services or its products. Examples of work in this area include an award-winning case statement brochure for the Corcoran Gallery of Art and brochures for Howard University.

Meetings Planning and Promotion – The firm has coordinated meetings large and small, nationally and internationally, handling comprehensive services including everything from venue and hotel arrangements, registration, securing prominent speakers, attracting sponsors and arranging media coverage. Work by the firm in this area includes making all the arrangements and securing sponsorship for a Women’s Leadership Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, as well as placing scores of news stories in local, national and international media for the week-long Deaf Way II conference held by Gallaudet University.

Fundraising - As a former vice president for institutional advancement who managed a $125 million campaign, Alan Hermesch is experienced at building and implementing fundraising systems that produce results with major gifts, corporations and foundations, planned giving, annual giving and friends or alumni organizations.