Team

We have a fresh perspective, informed by years of experience

The Solomon McCown leadership team brings its expertise to bear for all of our clients. With backgrounds in the media, public sector, corporate institutions and on nonprofit boards, our team has the relationships and experience to drive results.

Founder & CEO

HELENE SOLOMON

Helene melds a track record of work for some of the most recognized brands in their fields with an understanding of, and passion for, issues that stem from her background in politics, experience in the public sector, and board service. She brings her experience to the firm’s strategic work with public agencies, CEOs, and boards and in fine tuning organizational initiatives including messaging, campaign development and thought leadership.

Helene has a particular passion for issues at the intersection of public policy and business. Working closely with entrepreneurs and CEOs, she has a unique ability to envision the communications approaches that achieve strategic objectives. She also leverages her relationships with influencers across all sectors to connect like-minded leaders and initiatives.

PRESIDENT

ASHLEY McCOWN

Ashley imbues her strategic thinking and values in all agency work. She is well-known and respected for her keen analytical skills, her calm in a storm, her commitment to results, and her unwavering integrity.

Ashley directs the firm’s crisis response team and litigation relations practice. She has developed dozens of crisis plans for corporations, institutions and mission-focused organizations, and has played a key role in many sensitive and complex issues including labor negotiations and strikes, accusations of sexual harassment and abuse, state and federal investigations, workplace violence, and community relations for high-profile real estate developments.

Drawing on her public sector experience, Ashley has a highly respected track record for complex project management and has led the many of the firm’s statewide integrated campaigns.

Meet the Team

Each account at SM& receives senior-level attention. Our leadership team has the relationships and experience to drive results for your organization. 

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