WHO WE ARE

EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS

The EM principals have had many titles in their careers: journalist, lobbyist, attorney, campaign manager, field operative, communications expert, PR professional, political advisor, fundraiser, policy analyst, citizen advocate, board member, parent.

This collective experience has shaped how we engage and communicate with the people who matter most.

Our approach is integrated – the bringing together of expertise in all public-facing disciplines to form a comprehensive and influential public affairs strategy. We help guide you through the networked world, where "showing up" deepens trust, changes behavior and leads to economic and policy success.

Our philosophy is a "just get it done" attitude that over delivers every day.

The principals at Ellis Mills have been doing this for the last 20+ years. We have repeat clients and long-term engagements. We are proud of the trust we earn from clients.

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Kevin Ellis | Partner

An award-winning former journalist, Kevin Ellis provides strategic counsel to companies and nonprofits nationwide in message development, crisis management, PR and social media.

Kevin co-founded Ellis Mills after 22 years at KSE Partners, LLC, Vermont's leading government affairs firm. While at KSE, he led campaigns and counseled companies and non-profits in government strategy, public relations and crisis communications.

At KSE, he helped lead the firm from three employees to 35, extending its reach into national government affairs consulting and strategic communications.

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BRYAN MILLS | Partner

Bryan Mills has spent more than 15 years working in law, advocacy and communications.  Bryan is an attorney by training with a background in commercial and residential real estate as well as civil, administrative and municipal law.

Bryan combined his legal practice with state-level government relations work, lobbying on behalf of local and national clients on various legislative and administrative matters.  He has also been involved in many primary and general election campaigns and initiative/referendum campaigns, assisting with grassroots organizing, fundraising and GOTV activities.

Bryan spent more than 12 years at The Saint Consulting Group, most recently as the vice president of east coast operations, where he worked on dozens of controversial land use and development projects in more than 40 states and Canada.

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