Benchmark Strategies provides expertise and execution for its clients. From public sector business development to state and municipal public affairs to economic development consulting, we have the relationships and acumen to help our clients achieve their objectives.
Our firm acts in multiple capacities on behalf of clients with Mayors Offices, Town Managers, and City Councils across the Commonwealth.
Benchmark Strategies provides government relations representation for clients drawing on decades of experience working with the legislature, regulatory bodies, and executive branch agencies.
Benchmark Strategies’ Team has played pivotal roles in statewide ballot referendums, municipal approval campaigns, and legislative initiatives.
Benchmark Strategies provides media relations, training, and crisis communications. We have years of experience and extensive contacts in media and the press.
We can craft your story to reach the right audience at the right time.
The team at Benchmark Strategies (Pat Bench, Aaron Saunders, and Nicole Herendeen) have been exceptional professionals, valued and trusted advisors, relatable and connected influencers who have helped navigate the complex and translated that into opportunity. For the past three years, we have considered the Benchmark Team as part of our business development team. If you want prepared, they are, of you want polished, you got it if you want a mutually developed strategy that is connected to the local ecosystems, here are your partners. Thanks for being a trusted advisor.
I have had the good fortune of knowing Pat for over a decade. His professionalism, work ethic, and honesty are second to none. If anyone is looking for assistance in public relations or international government affairs, Pat is the guy to call. I recommend him without hesitation.
City of Gloucester
Ultimately what sets Benchmark apart is that they work harder than anyone else in the room. They cover every hearing, every meeting and every event. They take regular meetings with stakeholders to keep your coalition informed and bought in, they cultivate relationships with every relevant staffer in the state, and track social media conversations for you to know where the discussion is. Most importantly, they communicate all that they're doing back to you, so you can make informed decisions about how to best spend your time.