Communications is The Voice of Business Success

We are a marketing and public relations consultancy featuring stakeholder engagement in the form of investor relations, public relations, marketing strategy and brand development. We feature a team of contract professionals that bring specific areas of expertise to clients without the costly overhead. Ira Gostin brings his 30 + years in guiding companies in growth and corporate storytelling. He personally oversees all projects and clients.

Why hire a boutique consultancy? Agencies have tremendous overhead to manage every month. We bring agile, results-oriented marketing and communications strategies designed to help companies maximize their return on marketing dollars while actually moving the needle.

We tell a great story.

What We Do

National and International Public Relations

National and International
Public Relations

Communications is the voice of business success. At no time in the history of business is this more applicable. Consumers are bombarded with over 5,000 visual messages per day. Add in auditory and passive messages, and the number is overwhelming. But people still respond to a good story. Telling your company’s story should be a top priority, however, it is often overlooked. How often have you looked at the news section on a company’s website only to find it years out of date and stale. Telling a business’s story through earned media/PR are a cornerstone of the marketing toolbox.

Brand Creation and Revitalization

Brand Creation and
Revitalization

We define a brand as a company’s promise to its customers. It’s not just a logo or a tag line, though these are elements of a brand. Your brand is the heart and soul of your company and should be researched to ensure that you are speaking the right speak to your customers and other stakeholders. Whether you need a new brand for a start-up or a revitalization of an existing brand, the team is ready to jump in and handle your branding necessities.

Investor Relations

Investor
Relations

Keeping investors informed while staying within the regulatory guidelines is one of the most important components of the IR toolset. From pitch decks, investor collateral, analyst engagement strategies and investor events, we are experienced in creating the correct solution to achieve your shareholders communications goals.

Ira Gostin Marketing & Communications Strategist
Business Excellence Winner

Ira M. Gostin, MBA, APR

Ira is a marketer, communicator, entrepreneur and storyteller who truly loves helping companies achieve universal growth. He currently works with global brands to create strategic marketing campaigns to help them move the needle.

He has created and sold an agency, worked at one of the most creative full-service agencies in the region and helped propel a multinational, publicly traded company from a $400 million IPO to $5 billion in market cap with listings on the TSX and NYSE. Ira has worked on over $1 billion in equity raises and acquisitions in his career.

Ira is as comfortable in a suit and tie on the floor of the stock exchange as he is with safety gear and hard-hat at a mine site.

Ira began his professional career as a photojournalist with the Associated Press, traveling the world telling the stories of our society. Following his transition into marketing, Ira worked at several industrial and B2B companies as a marketing director, VP of Investor Relations and senior strategist before transitioning to the agency side.

He has a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach, an MBA with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Phoenix, Reno, and is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at Columbia University. Ira has also attended executive education at New York University, Stanford University and the Colorado School of Mines.

Ira mentors business start-ups through numerous incubators and organizations and is a mentor with the UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, The Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno and at California State University, Long Beach.

In 2018, Ira was named the Most Influential Marketing Executive in Nevada by Acquisitions International, in 2017 was named the top Chief Marketing Officer in the Western U.S. by Corporate Vision Magazine and has won numerous Corporate Excellence awards. Ira earned his Accreditation in Public Relations in 2017.

Ira’s home base is Reno, Nevada, with his wife Erin, adult children and dogs. He is a baseball enthusiast, coffee aficionado and Formula 1 racing fan. In his spare time, he and his wife travel the West with dogs and kayaks, enjoying the outdoors.

NIRI PRSA, NCED, WIN, American exploration and mining association