Provides strategic communications support on a variety of crisis and special situations, including cybersecurity, litigation, executive leadership transitions, reputation management and long-term corporate positioning.
Prior spokeswoman for the FBI where she handled communications strategy and media matters for major cyber, criminal, and terrorism investigations in New York City.
Avid runner who has proudly finished four marathons (Marine Corps, San Francisco, New York & Chicago) and one half marathon (Nike Women's in DC).
Kelly Langmesser is a Managing Director in the New York Office. She advises and supports clients in a variety of crisis and special situations, including cybersecurity preparedness and incident response, litigation matters, and executive leadership transitions. She also assists clients on long-term corporate positioning and media support.
Past assignments include advising both private and public companies on crisis matters. Kelly has also advised a large private university's leadership and board of trustees on high-profile diversity issues and leadership transitions. She also provided media and strategic communications support to a high-profile individual facing criminal charges.
Prior to joining the firm, Kelly spent eight years as a spokeswoman for the FBI where she handled communications strategy and media matters for major cyber, criminal, and terrorism investigations in New York City. She also completed two special assignments in FBI headquarters in Washington, DC, as the lead communications strategist for the Cyber Division and the Foreign Influence Task Force.
Earlier in her career, Kelly held roles as a writer and editor for both the Office of Congressional Affairs and the Office of Public Affairs for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Washington, DC. She has also served as a staff assistant to U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow.
Kelly has a B.A. in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from Michigan State University and a M.S. in Public Relations and Corporate Communication from New York University.