Founded in 1979, Makovsky is one of the nation’s leading independent global PR consultancies, specializing in integrated communications programs in financial & professional services, health, energy, manufacturing & sustainability, technology, and digital innovation sectors.
We have been recognized as “PR Agency of the Year”, “Top Healthcare Agency”, “Top Places to Work”, “PR Campaign of the Year”, “PR Woman of the Year”, “PR Blogger of the Year”, and have been awarded numerous client, campaign, employee, and industry awards over the decades.
Everyone at Makovsky shares an entrepreneurial mindset, infusing everything we do with a sense of urgency and total commitment to results. That fosters a culture of collaboration, bound by a shared dedication to exceed clients’ expectations.
Our theme, the “Power of Specialized Thinking” underscores the deeply specialized knowledge we bring to client engagements in our verticals, and our new tagline, “Thinking Ahead,” embraces challenging the present to be ready for the future: for our clients, their industry, and the world around them.
An attorney by training, Doug leads the Financial & Professional Services Practice, responsible for directing integrated, global communications and IR strategies for public companies, asset and wealth managers, and professional service firms. With long experience of advising corporate leaders on critical presentations, he has counseled his clients on how best to navigate sensitive and high-profile issues
Ken started his agency in 1979, and co-founded IPREX four years later. A member of the PR News Hall of Fame, he was named “Communications Executive of the Year” (American Business Awards), and is one of four people to receive a SABRE Individual Achievement Award. He has also received the PRSA-NY John W. Hill Award for outstanding achievement and was named to the New York Observer’s “PR Power 50 List”. Ken’s “My three Cents” blog was carried by Forbes.com for five years and he has been “PR Blogger of the Year”
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