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 the 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.
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 named one of PRWeek’s 2016 Champions of PR. Tanya is also a seasoned media professional with experience in public television and radio, 4 years on CT Capitol Report (FoxCT) as a Democratic analyst, and has been quoted widely in publications like USA Today and the Wall Street Journal on the intersection of business and politics.
Tanya graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, where she was an All-American athlete. In 2018, she was inducted into Drew’s Athletics Hall of Fame as one of the schools’ all-time top offensive players. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy Studies from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut where she served as a graduate fellow and a collegiate field hockey and lacrosse coach.