Hank Spring – Managing Partner

Hank draws on more than three decades of experience as a senior executive in government, industry and professional services to counsel clients across the full range of public relations and marketing disciplines.

Justin May – Vice President

For more than a decade, Justin has designed, managed and executed full-service public relations and strategic communications campaigns.

Patrick McGloin – Vice President

For over 20 years, Patrick has served as a strategic communications, public policy and public opinion research advisor to clients at the state and national level.

John McKenna – Vice President

John has extensive experience advising on and executing a wide-range of strategic communications initiatives.

Jake Malcynsky – Vice President

Throughout his career, Jake has served as a trusted advisor for clients navigating communications around a wide-range of issues and objectives.

Amber Schilberg – Account Director

With nearly a decade of PR and communications experience, Amber brings extensive consumer and B2B public and media relations knowledge to the GBPR team.

Janette Baxter – Account Director

Janette brings more than 20 years of experience in NY and CT communications agencies. She is an adaptive marketing communications brand builder, copywriter, and publicist.

Kasara Newton – Account Executive

Kasara joined the GBPR team in June 2018 following her graduation from Eastern Connecticut State University with a B.S. in Communication and a Spanish minor.

Liz Holman – Account Executive

Liz Holman joined GBPR in August 2019 from the corporate communications practice of Ruder Finn, where she primarily worked for Fortune 500 pharmaceutical companies and global tech firms.

Ted Novin – Senior Advisor

For more than two decades, Ted Novin has built bridges, shaped stories, and navigated high-stakes issues for his clients.  Novin serves as a senior advisor to Gaffney Bennett Public Relations in the firm’s New York office where he works with clients on corporate advocacy and reputation management, strategic communications, and crisis and issues management.