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All of us at REACH Strategies believe that the causes that we care about are the true clients for our work. We know what it feels like to envision something that might seem impossible and then pull together the building blocks to actually make it happen. That sensibility has guided us in our work since we were founded.
 
We think of our clients as partners in the movement towards bringing about truly sustainable social change. Our team is dedicated to supporting partners like you as you enlist the power of strategy to REACH your goals. Whether you’re wrestling with communications, honing in on a business or campaign approach, or planning an organizational development path, REACH is here to help.

The people we have worked with are from foundations, nonprofits, government agencies, and socially responsible businesses that share an aspiration for making the world a better place. We recognize that all organizations today, regardless of size, struggle to match the scale of their aspirations with the best path for success. REACH Strategies helps bridge the gap between your highest aspirations and achieving the results you need to get there.
 
We provide partners with a guiding strategy framework that can serve as the starting point for making good choices about creating the world we want to see. Working closely with you, we’ll help you generate the creative spark that sets good things in motion. We design and implement tightly linked communications, campaigns, and business strategies designed to win in today’s world and support your goals.

 
 

REACH designs and implements data-driven communications and engagement strategies.
We share your passion for positive change.

SERVICES

Strategy and Design

REACH works with partners to craft communications, campaign, organizational development, and business strategies that align with their aspirations, goals, culture and resources. From rapid response to years down the road thinking, REACH assembles the best available data for strategies that make good things happen. Our strategy process involves developing a deep relationship where we can carefully listen to you, your team, your partners, and key audiences. We create research tools, planning frameworks, audience maps, and measurement dashboards to monitor progress and position planning and engagement efforts to be mutually reinforcing.

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Community Engagement

REACH works with partners like you to establish an atmosphere of engagement, whether it’s on a social media channel or through organizational structure. We create direct engagement channels custom-designed to achieve your goals. Our initiatives develop ongoing relationships with people online, in the office, or at a community event. REACH looks at engagement from every angle to determine the messaging, methods, and tools that work best.

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Experience Design

REACH is focused on strategic ideations, where we can conceptualize events that help achieve public goals. We understand how important nuance is when we are leveraging events strategically to advance broader goals. That’s why we work with our in-house event production partner, Driven, to deliver experiences that make an impact. Partners trust us to create real-world, interactive platforms that reach the right people, at the right time, with the messages that matter most. We learn about partners’ key audiences and meet them where they are at - and create a lane of communication in the process.

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Strategic Facilitation

REACH’s strategies facilitation work is a vital part of developing a sharp strategy for partners. We strive to bring the right data forward to inform thinking, be it from a client’s close-in team, external stakeholders, competitors, or from our original research. It’s one more way we serve partners from start to finish. We believe the right strategic facilitation can open pathways to the best route forward, which helps partners understand the methods that will serve the most good.

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Media and Communication

REACH partners have an important story to tell and deserve a space to share it with the world. In a culture overwhelmed by content, REACH develops and implements media and outreach campaigns that will carry a focused message to attract the key audience at the key time. From traditional to social media, we work with partners to improve how they communicate to avoid conflicting messaging and methods. With a thoughtful strategy, we provide partners with tangible ways to reach their goals.

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Campaign Management

REACH will work with you to develop a strong plan, but we don’t leave partners there. We know to achieve a client’s goals we need to get into the field, tell the right stories, and match them with strategic outreach and supporting tools to motivate and inspire key audiences. REACH is ready to deploy a range of tactics to ensure success and mark progress along the way, in order to give partners campaigns that make a difference.

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OUR TEAM

Kirk Brown

Kirk Brown

Founder, Chief Strategy Officer

Kirk Brown founded REACH Strategies based on a 20-year career helping leading companies, agencies, and non-profits achieve their goals by linking smart campaign, communications, organizational development, and business strategies.


Amanda Scarborough

Amanda Scarborough

Executive Finance & Lead Program Strategist

Amanda has taken the lead in REACH organizational development, financial, administrative, and program priorities since 2013. Amanda has directed experiential campaigns in the EV space across California, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, and has produced over sixty EV test-drive events nation wide. Amanda’s diverse skills coupled with her communications prowess make her a Swiss army knife asset on any project.


Michael Levine

Michael Levine

Senior Research Specialist

Mike joined REACH in 2015 after a decade in public interest reporting, public policy research, and public agency consulting across the country. Mike is passionate about using data to understand the world and tailoring powerful strategic communications to tell stories and improve outcomes for those in need.


Sarah Morgan

Sarah Morgan

Communications Specialist

Sarah is a social media, content marketing and communications specialist who believes communicating well can lead to good. Her background includes journalism, corporate communications, and web marketing.


Leynah McGarghan

Leynah McGarghan

Communications Specialist

Leynah has taken her local and international event coordinating and public relations background to become a communications powerhouse in aiding with host and vendor outreach for various events across New England and California. Her people oriented and outgoing personality ensure the success and ease of any event.


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