Creating Brand Relevance

Through Powerful Storytelling

Standout Service

and Strong Relationships

We are MSR

We are an independent public relations and marketing communications firm based in San Francisco that’s passionate about our clients and their stories. With new thinking and creative approaches to each challenge, we go above and beyond to connect clients — whether they’re start-ups or publicly traded companies — to the worldwide sphere of influence.

Meaningful Narratives

Create Brand Value for

Global Businesses

MSR Communications offers the full array of services – from public relations, analyst relations, social media, and content marketing to speaker placements, celebrity endorsements and partnerships, crisis communications and reputation management.

All client accounts are served by hands-on senior-level practitioners with 10 to 20 years of experience. Industry specialties include big data, security, mobile, collaboration, digital marketing tech, women’s lifestyle, and family health & wellness.

With a nimble, pioneering spirit, we bring new meaning to the phrase “over service our clients.” Like all pioneers, we invite the opportunity to pave new paths through uncharted territory. It all comes down to finding the best, most engaging way to tell our clients’ stories.

Our Capabilities

  • Analyst Relations
  • Blogging Services
  • Celebrity Endorsements & Partnerships
  • Company & Product Launches
  • Community Building & Management
  • Content Creation & Marketing
  • Corporate Communications
  • Crisis Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Event Management
  • Influencer Relations
  • Media Relations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Messaging & Positioning
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Surveys
  • Thought Leadership Initiatives

Our Industry Expertise

At MSR, our decades of experience reaching clients’ customers combined with exceptional influencer relationships in key industries to drive real, meaningful business results—time and time again.
Enterprise Technology
Internet & Mobile Technology
Consumer Lifestyle

Enterprise Technology

  • Ambient Sensors
  • Analytics
  • Application Development & Integration
  • Big Data
  • Cloud
  • Data access and management
  • Database, middleware, data warehousing
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Field Force Automation
  • Government & Compliance
  • Interactive Television
  • Internet of Things
  • IT Architecture
  • Location-based
  • Messaging infrastructure
  • Networking
  • Outsourcing & offshoring
  • SaaS
  • Security
  • Spend management
  • Storage
  • Supply chain
  • Telecommunications
  • Virtual Office VolP Solutions
  • Virtualization
  • Web services
  • Workforce development & optimization

Internet & Mobile Technology

  • Advertising platform
  • Antivirus
  • Chat services
  • Content curation
  • Content management
  • Interactive television
  • Mobile infrastructure
  • Mobile payments
  • Photo sharing and editing tools
  • Privacy
  • Security
  • Social broadcasting
  • Social sharing
  • Speech recognition
  • Telemetrics
  • Video
  • Voice-to-text & content services

Consumer Lifestyle

  • Celebrities
  • Collegiates
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Gaming
  • Health
  • Location
  • Mommies/Daddies
  • Nutrition
  • Parenting
  • Pet Products & Accessories
  • Photo-sharing
  • Privacy and Security
  • Sleep
  • Travel
  • Wellness
  • Wine
  • Women's Personal Health and Lifestyle Products
Vertical Industry Expertise
  • Advertising
  • Aeronautical
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Entertainment
  • Financial Services/Banking & Insurance
  • Fitness
  • Food Services & Grocery
  • Government & Compliance
  • Healthcare, Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Publishing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Retail
  • Sales & Marketing
  • SMB
  • Telecommunications
  • Telemetrics
  • Travel
  • Venture Capital
  • WiFi
Congratulations to Mary and the rest of the MSR team on this major milestone of 20 years, which I have no doubt was made possible by the sincere passion for PR and personal dedication to your clients that I’ve seen since your earliest days. It's this commitment and the results that you consistently deliver that keeps me coming back. David Hsieh , CEO of Kaptivo, 5 time MSR client
MSR Communications was our knight in shining armor. We didn’t give the agency a lot to work with, and yet month-over-month, they kept us in the spotlight, driving issues and debates in the media that made us relevant to reporters. With MSR Communications on the PR side, we were able to accomplish what we needed on the business side. I would work with them again in a heartbeat. Bryta Schulz , Former Vice President of Marketing at Janrain
In my international career to date, I have come across only a few PR & Social agencies that are truly world class and global. MSR Communications is at the top of that list. They were an integral part of the AVG and Kentico success. Furthermore, I could not recommend them more highly for whatever challenge or opportunity you may face, anywhere in the world. Rock stars in every sense. James Hart , Former VP of Marketing at Kentico, 2 time MSR client
I am impressed by the quantity and quality of coverage MSR has secured for CalExotics. The team’s ability to bring fresh, new ideas to the table and translate them into meaningful narratives has been an exciting ride! MSR’s work has contributed to our tremendous growth in brand recognition. Nichole Grossman , Director of Marketing at CalExotics
I’ve partnered with MSR in my companies 3 times over 20 years...from their infancy in the dotcom days through the established firm they’ve become today! Congratulations to Mary and team for reaching this amazing milestone with consistent excellence all along the way! Glen Vondrick , CEO of CoSo Cloud, 3 time MSR client
During the 10 years I partnered with MSR while at The Myers-Briggs Company, Mary and her team dramatically increased awareness and perception of the Myers-Briggs brand through PR and Social Media strategy, communications, and content creation. Ours was a partnership built on trust and a foundation of expertise, collaboration, and friendship -- you never let me down and always delivered incredible results! Leah Walling , Former Director of Marketing Communications at The Myers-Briggs Company, 2 time MSR client
I have hired MSR Communications no less than 5 times over the last decade. They are a top-notch firm of wonderful, highly skilled PR professionals. I highly recommend MSR to companies looking for a true communications partner who deliver results every time. Lisa Bergamo , Former Vice President of Corporate Communications at Actiance, 5 time MSR client
Congrats to everyone on the MSR team for reaching this 20 year milestone. It takes great people coupled with adaptability to consistently deliver and thrive as you have. Richard Gray , CEO of Brightday
They're experts at launching a new product entry into the marketplace with the right combination of strategic industry positioning and consumer relevance. They excel at creating media awareness. MSR is a valuable partner--organized, professional and highly skilled. Howard Gefen , Former Executive VP of Marketing & Business Development at Obopay
Congrats MSR on 20 years! Your continued success comes as no surprise given the constant care and creativity you put into making sure we were always in the spotlight. Though we were on other side of the world and a mid-sized company, the ongoing feature coverage you generated did much to boost our thought leadership and brand awareness as a true global player. Cheers! Robert Pinkas , VP of Marketing at Kentico

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Crisel Ortiz

Senior Director
Crisel Ortiz

Chris Blake

Account Director
Chris Blake

Michael Burke

Account Director
Michael Burke

Susanna Kalnes

Senior Associate
Susanna Kalnes

Kris Kraves

Senior Associate
Kris Kraves

Kaitlyn Lambert

Account Executive
Kaitlyn Lambert

Sydney Rubin

Account Associate
Sydney Rubin

Jon Lavietes

Senior Associate
Jon Lavietes

Alexa Grunder

Office Marketing Coordinator
Alexa Grunder

Leah Henderson

Account Coordinator
Leah Henderson

Maissa Dauriac

Senior Associate
Maissa Dauriac

Neil Shurtz

Content Creator
Neil Shurtz

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