Mary Simms

CEO & Founder, The Mary Simms Public Relations Agency

Whether it's a live shot from a battlefield in Afghanistan or a devastating natural disaster, Mary Simms knows how to shape the conversation, dominate any situation, and leverage the heck out of every opportunity. A crisis and PR strategic communications consultant turned Founder, Mary helps influencers and entrepreneurs overcome their greatest communications challenges.

Writing about paid, earned, owned and social media, Mary uses her decades of experience driving billions of impressions to campaign coverage to help entrepreneurs and attorneys with substance and a powerful story step into the spotlight. In her Agency, Mary and her associates use the power of the press to communicate with the right influencers and gatekeepers in a way that lands the type of media mentions for their clients that convert into new clients, business development, speaking opportunities, revenue and growth.

Formerly an NBC television news reporter, U.S. Army Veteran and war correspondent, past spokeswoman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Federal Emergency Management Agency, she uses her 17+ years of experience as a media insider to help high-profile clients favorably influence media coverage, embrace their expertise and land favorable features on top tier media outlets, blogs and podcasts that lead to increased revenue and exposure. Follow her on Twitter @marysimms or visit