We specialize in developing multi-faceted plans that include creative advertising. If you’re looking for the best way to gain exposure, leave it to us. Click here for more information.
Branding & Creative
Your brand is often your first impression and represents your company in public, let us help you make a great first impression. Click here for more information.
Whether it’s trying to approve a new project, a desire to be a good community steward, or building stronger relationships with current and potential clients, we’ve got you covered. Click here for more information.
Companies that develop marketing materials which provide helpful information in a creative manner are memorable. Simply put, crafting compelling content is critical to the success of any marketing effort. Click here for more information.
Our PR efforts focus on three primary areas of expertise: media relations, internal communications, and crisis communications. We partner with clients to develop customized strategies and implement a full suite of services that are tailored to meet their needs. Click here for more information.
Research & Analysis
We provide our clients with needed insight and an objective perspective by delivering a variety of research and analysis tools so they can stay a step ahead by evaluating goals and marketing efforts. Click here for more information.
The awareness and engagement opportunities through social media platforms are significant. We’ve worked with clients to create, improve, and maintain their social media presence. Click here for more information.
Crafting consistent, updated, and helpful content can help differentiate your organization and should drive your online strategy. We can help. Click here for more information.
Mike C. Gray, APRCo-Founder | Partner
When Mike and Andrew founded Commonwealth Partnerships in 2009, they set out to do something different. To build a firm that set our clients and our communities first. When it comes right down to it, it’s not about us. It’s about the businesses, the nonprofits, and the organizations we work with.
Mike is a graduate of the University of Richmond where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and American Studies.
Andrew K. Ryan, APRCo-Founder | Partner
Honored by PR News as one of 2009’s “15 to Watch” top PR professionals and as one of Style Weekly’s 2013 “40 Under 40,” Andrew has worked with clients on many services, including social media, marketing, and PR. He has won MarCom, PRSA, Hermes Creative, and Virginia PR Awards.
He is a graduate of the University of Richmond where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Rhetoric and Communications Studies.
Elyssa S. BernsteinSocial Media Coordinator
Elyssa is originally from Norfolk, Virginia and has recently moved to the Richmond area. Whether working with only 140 characters or much more, Elyssa has always had a way with words. She has a passion for communications and loves to craft compelling content that works on a variety of communications channels.
She graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Public Relations.
Kristopher M. SmithVisual Design and Website Coordinator
When Kristopher turned 16, he didn’t ask for a car; he asked for a copy of Adobe Creative Suite. Since then, he took on any project he could, from designing promotional posters to using Adobe Premier to create mountain biking videos.
He studied Economics and Marketing at Christopher Newport University; he also attended Tulane University for Developmental Economics.