Mayes Media Group.
Advertising & PR professionals
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Brian Mayes has a diverse resume of experience spanning more than 25 years in communications, public relations, public affairs, issue advocacy, research and polling, advertising, crisis communications, grassroots management, and coalition development.
Named multiple times by Capitol Inside as one of the top consultants in Texas and the recipient of numerous Pollie Awards for advertising and communications excellence, Brian Mayes has provided a wide array of consulting services and winning strategies for school districts, cities, corporations, associations, political candidates, bond elections, and referendums across Texas.
Brian is a graduate of Texas Tech University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism with a Political Science minor. He started his career as a television reporter before working for Dallas' most successful advertising and public relations companies including Temerlin McClain and Chiat/Day. He is married to Sheri Mayes and they are raising their teenage daughter in Sunnyvale, Texas
With valuable international and local experience, Andrea Coker’s background includes government, political and public relations work in both Texas and the United Kingdom. She began her career with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison before moving to London and working for the Conservative Party, then running the office of a Member of Parliament and serving on the board of Republicans Abroad UK.
After returning to Dallas, she served as the Communications Director for the Dallas County Republican Party. She then moved to Mayes Media Group where she has worked with the Dallas Police Association, Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, multiple public affairs, corporate clients and trade associations, as well as political candidates, and city and school district bond elections. Andrea has a masters degree in government from Regent University and a bachelors degree in communication from Dallas Baptist University. She and her husband Michael live in Dallas with their two daughters and one son.
Lead Creative Advisor
Michael Lawrence is one of the Texas’ leading logo and creative designers with a 20-year resume of illustration, direct mail design, digital advertising, website development, art direction and creative direction experience. His work has helped numerous political and public relations efforts including the Texas Rangers ballpark referendum, school district bond referendums, Dallas Police Association and Provident Realty Advisors.
Michael earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with a Minor in Illustration from Texas Tech University. He has had his work published in numerous books and recently played a key role in multiple Pollie Awards won by Mayes Media Group. He and his wife, Sherry, are raising two sons in Grapevine, Texas.
Justin Hutchison has 15 years of experience in advertising, public relations, marketing, and branding development. Working for top advertising agencies, public relations firms, and private corporations, his broad range of experience includes corporate logos, political campaigns and public affairs initiatives.
Justin was named as a Fresh Face in 2005 as a new graphic designer in DSVC Rough Magazine and has been a team leader on multiple Pollie Award and Addy Award winning projects. He earned Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Baylor University and currently lives with his wife, Bobbie, and their four children in Richardson.
Senior Communications Consultant
For over 15 years, Claire Reyes has helped corporate, non-profit and political clients communicate effectively with their target audiences. Skilled in media relations, internal communications, public affairs, research and marketing, she uses her background in writing to create messaging protecting and promoting brands, causes and reputations.
A former journalist, Claire’s writing has been published in the Houston Chronicle, Mass High Tech and several food and wellness publications. Claire holds a Master of Science Degree in Print Journalism from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Culture & Politics from Georgetown University. She and her husband Paul live in Dallas with their two daughters.
Senior Communications Consultant
Michelle Jones is a senior communications consultant specializing in public relations, strategic planning and content development to help her clients create awareness through storytelling and creative communications. Jones began her career in communications in 1998, and holds expertise in media relations, cause-related marketing, social media, digital and print content development, and website project management.
Prior to becoming a consultant, Michelle served in account management at Dallas-based agencies Marketwave, HCK2 Partners and Dawson|Duncan. In these roles, she was responsible for managing the strategic planning and daily implementation of communications plans for education, financial, professional services and nonprofit accounts.
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and a minor in Marketing from the University of North Texas. She has served on the Board of Directors for the American Advertising Federation and as a program director for the International Association of Business Communicators. She actively volunteers with organizations that focus on education and poverty alleviation.
Sheri Mayes keeps the Mayes Media Group office running efficiently, providing a wide range of services including oversight of payroll, billing, accounts receivable, budgeting and day-to-day operations and procedures. Prior to joining Mayes Media Group, Sheri spent many years working as a billing manager in the health care industry.
Sheri earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of North Texas. She has served on the Sunnyvale PTA and is an active volunteer with the Sunnyvale Independent School District. Sheri is married to Brian Mayes, and they are raising their teenage daughter. She spends much of her free time watching their daughter play volleyball and cheer at high school football games. She occasionally tends to injuries her husband receives while playing ice hockey.