Strategic Partners

We collaborate with a number of key organizations whose expertise further augment the services we provide to clients. Our partners are those we have worked with for years and continue to maintain seamless working relationships on behalf of our clients.

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Willow Pointe Consulting Group – Margaret Long, an award winning corporate affairs executive, has expertise in government relations, media communications, issue management, strategic product communications, corporate and social responsibility, PAC/grassroots and stakeholder engagement. She previously served as Vice President of Business Communications and Stakeholder Engagement for Astellas US LLC, a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. Ms. Long led the strategic development and implementation of internal and external communications for all the Company’s pipeline and existing product portfolios. In this role, she also led efforts to maximize the Company’s engagement with external stakeholders including patient groups, professional societies and other third-party organizations to achieve mutually beneficial policy, business, and research and development objectives.

Long has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with roles of increasing responsibility initially at Novartis Pharmaceuticals followed by Astellas. Prior to her work in product communications and patient advocacy at Astellas, she was vice president of government affairs, providing strategic direction and leadership for Astellas’ interaction with the federal, state and local governments while also managing the Company’s political action committee and grassroots activation programs. Prior to that, she was national director, state government affairs leading Astellas’ state policy and government affairs organization in the United States and Puerto Rico. In that capacity, she established the Company’s state government affairs organization and led the development and implementation of an integrated approach to lobbying and advocacy programs to collectively maximize Astellas’ business success and visibility across the country.

Throughout her career, Ms. Long has participated in professional and industry organizations focused on healthcare issues with leadership roles at the New York Health Products Council and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. She currently serves as a steering committee member for the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) Patient Empowerment Initiative.

Ms. Long’s positive impact has been recognized through numerous awards, including MM&M Hall of Femme in 2017, Pharma Voice’s Top 100 Most Influential People in 2010. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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The Farrah Consulting Group, Inc. is a woman-owned, full-service public relations company specializing in media relations, crisis management, communication skills training, community relations, social media and media buying. Our clients deal only with seasoned public relations professionals from the fields of journalism, marketing and government.

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Group 2 Design, Inc. – is an integrated marketing and communications firm offering creative services to a diverse client base. The company’s services include graphic design, branding initiatives, strategy development, corporate identity programs, print-related collateral, Web site design, dimensional packaging, social media strategies, signage systems and booth/display design and fabrication.

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JPL Creative – crafts strategically inspired communications that connect with people and affect what they do. JPL is an integrated agency specializing in digital, B2B marketing and advertising, media production and internal communications. Founded in 1989, the firm services leading regional, national and global organizations.

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Gina Dwyer, owner of Ideabox Creative, is a freelance graphic designer with over 20 years of experience. Specializing in logo design and visual communications, she is committed to creating designs that communicate and inspire. Gina collaborates with a variety of clients from the medical, hospitality, printing, non-profit, marketing, and the performing arts industries.