Conlon Public Strategies is a strategic advising firm focused on the pursuit of growth and opportunity. Our clients make the world a better place.
Our seasoned team leverages shared values, unparalleled relationships and collective wisdom to address the challenges of effective social enterprise, innovation, positioning, and strategy.
We join with our nation in condemning racially-motivated brutality and violence against Black Americans. Our firm seeks to fight complacency, and we are committed to working toward a better version of our communities and democracy.
In these turbulent weeks and months, we are listening to client requests for guidance as they develop contingency plans and adapt their organizations and services to this new world. Our clients are seeking timely information, strategies, and connections to resources to support their business and nonprofit missions. As a values-based firm, we are committed to doing all we can to assist our clients in their important work to strengthen communities.
We are expanding Conlon Public Strategies to provide new, deep expertise. We welcome new members of the firm, Barbara Lumpkin, Emily Liao Master, Jeff Lande, and Carl Hughes. Our team has never been better prepared to help our clients meet challenges and advance their goals.
On September 24th at noon, Conlon Public Strategies will take part in “Winning Nonprofit Responses in Turbulent Times,” a virtual conversation about how nonprofit executives can lead with strategy and purpose to not only survive, but thrive, in our new world. Moderated by the Baumhart Center’s Seth Green, the event will include Kevin Conlon, Barbara Lumpkin, and Linda Shapiro from Conlon Public Strategies . . .Read More
Conlon Public Strategies Executive Vice President Linda Shapiro and Chestnut Health System’s Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel Puneet Leekha and Director of Marketing and Communications Lori Laughlin have been selected to present “Creating a Cohesive Strategic Plan Across Integrated Service Lines: A Case Study,” on October 28th. . .Read More
Like many nonprofits, Haymarket’s plans for its annual fundraising gala were threatened by COVID-19 this year. With the gala date quickly approaching, Haymarket enlisted the Conlon Public Strategies team to help creatively adapt the gala for a virtual environment, and together they created the “Virtual West Loop Fest 2020.” Featuring Cook Count Board President Toni Preckwinkle and 27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett, . . .Read More