Touch Lives, Drive Change & Do Good Well


Mary Myrick, APR

Since establishing Public Strategies in 1990, Mary Myrick has grown the firm into a national leader in human service communications, strategic consulting, training & technical assistance (TTA), events and technology. A pioneer in the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood (HMRF) field and a sought-after TTA provider across multiple subject areas, Myrick has developed unmatched expertise and cross-disciplinary relationships. She excels at engaging scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to extrapolate lessons learned, identify promising practices, and create high-performing service delivery systems. She manages the firm’s diverse partnerships and directs Public Strategies’ portfolio of national, state, and community initiatives.


A nationally accredited public relations professional and strategic communications expert, Myrick is accomplished at using imagination and technology to engage audiences in new ways. She specializes in audience-appropriate messaging that commands attention and compels action. She is regarded for her ability to apply research to create groundbreaking systems, engaging events and learning experiences, and high-performing human service programs. Throughout her career, Myrick has worked for high-profile federal and state government agencies, businesses, nonprofits, both private and family foundations, and a professional sports organization.


A visionary leader, Myrick has helmed Public Strategies through more than three decades of growth, and her creative innovation continues to spark new ideas, opportunities, and technologies to Touch Lives, Drive Change, and Do Good Well.

Human Services Pioneer

Change Architect

Expert Consultant

Creative Innovator

Master Strategist