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Executive Director

Areas of Expertise:

# Corporate Communication

# Public Affairs & Government Relations

# Crisis, Issues & Litigation

# Health

# Energy and Clean Tech

# Transportation & Infrastructure

# Food, Consumer Products & Retail

Tina-Marie Adams brings more than 30 years of experience in corporate communication, consumer campaigns and public affairs, including issues and crisis management, signature reputational positioning, societal issues and DEI strategy, and labor relations. She leads key initiatives and provides strategic counsel to C-Suite executives in a variety of sectors including health care, energy, transportation, higher education, food and consumer retail.

Prior to joining APCO, Tina-Marie served as senior client director and Midwest regional director at Ketchum, and she held client and business management roles at MWW Group, Hill & Knowlton, Fleishman-Hillard and The Tierney Group.

Tina-Marie is a former journalist with the Chicago Tribune and Gannett newspapers. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Butler University, where she graduated summa cum laude, and a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

It’s imperative that organizations give as much attention to their proactive corporate positioning as dealing with the latest issue du jour.