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Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sean Carney with Wentwell. Sean Carney spent ~3 years as Manager of Communications at McKinsey before starting his own strategic communications firm, Wentwell. Prior to McKinsey, Sean spent more than 15 years in top PR/advertising agencies in NYC and Philadelphia, primarily representing B2B technology, banking/finance, energy, real estate, and professional services companies. He specializes in writing, messaging/narrative development, media training, and public relations consulting, and helps companies around the world tell more meaningful stories. Sean…
Alistair Hodgett shares an evergreen post and sage advice on how to respond to media requests. Never saying “no comment” is one of the fundamentals of media relations. But the imperative to respond to media requests can weaken your long-term position, regardless of how well you handle the individual interviews or requests for information. The process of developing your communications and public affairs strategy should confirm where, for some organisations and companies, it is essential to not engage on certain…
Umbrex is pleased to welcome Alex Jacobs-Hajian.  Alex is a C-Level Strategy and Operations Management Consultant focused on Mergers and Acquisitions, Deep Technical Know-How, and Business & Legal Acumen Functional Expertise: • Program and Project Management • Client Relationship Management and Value Realization • Digital and Technology Strategy • Lean Six Sigma Certified Industry Domains: • Resources and Utilities • Communications, Media, and Technology • Healthcare and Life Sciences • Government and Public Service…
  The scope of an internship or employee position can be difficult to define; fortunately, Robbie Kellman Baxter shares key tips that help clarify communication and identify requirements, ensuring expectations are understood. The needs of a new subscription business change rapidly, especially early on. Before organizations invest in technology infrastructure, they often serve subscribers in a more labor-intensive way. This is a good strategy for businesses to take as they work to refine product market fit and race to launch…
Umbrex is pleased to welcome Niara Phillips.  Niara spent two years as a management consultant with Bain & Co and two years as a strategy and operations consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton. She has been operating as independent consultant since January 2020. Prior to Bain, Niara was a senior advisor (appointee) within the federal government under the Obama Administration. Niara has particular expertise in stakeholder engagement, project management operations and execution,and has led major transformations in IT, industrials, and agribusiness….
Umbrex is pleased to welcome Anushia Kandasamy with Samanea Asia Consulting.  Anushia is a management consultant and senior leadership facilitator based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with 11 years of experience at McKinsey & Company. Anushia has extensive experience working with in the public sector, as well as with larger SMEs in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. She has also served United Nations agencies on Change Management and Leadership Development. As a versatile problem-solver, Anushia works across a range of topics related…
Umbrex is pleased to welcome T.G. Jayanth with Corvine Consulting to our community.  T.G. Jayanth was a practice expert in the Capital Projects & Infrastructure (CP&I) practice of McKinsey for four years before leaving in Dec. 2019 to launch his consulting practice focused on helping clients get the best returns on their capital project investments. T.G.’s expertise covers the entire project life-cycle, from early project concept through development, risk management, preliminary and detailed engineering, procurement and contracting, construction, commissioning and handover to operations. He…