Tanya leads Global Strategy Group’s Communications and Public Affairs practice across the U.S. She is responsible for business strategy, growth and best practices and leads a multi-office team of professionals with diverse experience and clients.
Tanya is a seasoned business leader and communications strategist with experience in corporate reputation, crisis communications, message development, executive visibility, public affairs, and issue campaigns. Her focus on executable approaches to business challenges and her expertise in highly regulated industries has earned her an impressive portfolio of clients including Google, Pershing Square Capital Management, The Rockefeller Foundation, Nestlé Waters North America, and ConEdison. Her experience operating at the high stakes intersection of media, business, and government helps her craft winning strategies for her clients under some of the most extreme challenges.
Prior to joining GSG, Tanya was communications director for Eversource Energy, a publicly-traded Fortune 500 company and one of the largest utility providers in the eastern U.S. She also served as an Assistant Secretary of the State of Connecticut and Chief of Staff for the agency.
Tanya is a board member for Connecticut Legal Services, a private, non-profit civil law firm dedicated to helping low income families and individuals obtain justice, and previously served as a Board Member of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University and as Chairperson for the Connecticut Commission on the Status of Women. She is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society’s Page Up organization, which brings together the most senior communicators in the industry to improve the effectiveness of corporate communications organizations, and was recently named one of PRWeek’s 2016 Champions of PR.
She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, where she was an All-American athlete. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy Studies from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and served as a collegiate field hockey and lacrosse coach. Tanya and her family live in West Hartford, Connecticut. When not traveling for work, she can be found at the local ice rink, or driving to an ice rink, as she has a daughter that plays ice hockey, a husband that coaches ice hockey and another daughter who is a competitive figure skater.