Jackie Brown-Griggs is a seasoned communications executive who specializes in strategic communications, issues management, crisis communication, marketing, branding, public relations, media relations and social media.
A former communications executive before beginning her 20+ year consulting career, Jackie understands first-hand the unique pressures facing the C-suite. Not only has she counseled clients on how best to navigate contentious internal and external communications challenges and scrutiny by the media, she has a proven track record for helping organizations cultivate powerful, timely and compelling narratives to improve their brand reputations through the news media and other communications channels.
She has helped launch new brands, services and products through multifaceted corporate communications programs and has offered her expertise to those in the non-profit world as well. Her instinctive and creative approach to combining truly strategic communications with the sales and marketing efforts sets her apart.
Through her career, Jackie has represented a variety of clients including Children’s Hospital Colorado, The Center for Mental Health, The Colorado Lottery, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, Wyoming Travel Commission, Manville Corporation, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Leaps and Bounds (McDonald’s Corp.), Special Olympics and many more.
As an expert in strategic media relations, Jackie is a go-to expert for leaders in the corporate, political, arts and sports industries when they are conducting media tours. Dave Thomas (Wendy’s International Founder), Lou Holtz (former Notre Dame Football Coach), Hank Aaron (Baseball Hall of Famer), Dick Vitale (ESPN Commentator), Benjamin Netanyahu (Israel’s Prime Minister) and Peter Max (artist), among others have turned to Jackie to support their media efforts.
A Colorado native, Jackie graduated with a Journalism degree from Colorado State University. She and her husband Tim live in Denver and have two daughters, two rescues and a bird. She is active in paddle tennis, golf, tennis and skiing.