Fitzgerald joins firm’s growing real estate public relations practice

(March 23, 2022 – Boston) Benchmark Strategies, a leading public affairs consulting company, announced today that Colleen Fitzgerald has joined the firm as a Senior Public Relations Associate. In this role, she will join the company’s growing real estate development communications practice and support Benchmark’s clients’ public affairs efforts through all phases of real estate development.

Colleen comes to the firm after more than four years at a full-service consulting agency where she managed the government and public affairs programs for a diverse base of corporate and non-profit clients. She brings her expertise in strategic communications and message development, grassroots engagement strategy, and corporate crisis management to Benchmark and its clients.

Colleen has a commitment to working on issues of housing inequity on both a professional and personal level. She is a proud member of the Caritas Communities Young Leaders Group which helps provide affordable, sustainable housing to very low-income individuals throughout the Greater Boston area. She is also a proud member of the Massachusetts Women Political Caucus, an organization committed to increasing the number of women elected to public office.

Colleen is a graduate of Fairfield University, where she received degrees in Political Science and English Literature. She currently resides in the South End neighborhood of Boston.

About Benchmark Strategies

Benchmark Strategies provides strategic counsel, public affairs, and public relations services to international and domestic businesses, large corporations, small businesses, and non-profits. Benchmark clients include multi-national corporations, foreign governments, Massachusetts companies, trade associations, and technology start-ups.

Benchmark is proud to have been recently recognized by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Massachusetts. “