WHO WE ARE

At the Patricia Green Group, we begin with an idea, a brainstorm, and a collective vision that results in key messaging directed at targeted consumers.   From celebrities to engineers, from eco-friendly businesses, government agencies, and non-profits, to clients with billings in the millions, we build confidence and trust in our ability to produce a measurable outcome.

We recognize that an interconnected global community dictates a fresh approach that is rooted in ethics.  Openness, dialogue, credibility, and transparency are the hallmark of our success.  We commit to create branding opportunities across cultures, sub-cultures, and interests and live by corporate values of integrity, sustainability, and proven results that generate the buzz. Maximizing the competitive edge is the commitment of our multicultural and multi-generational team.

LEADERSHIP

 

39534_170137633002523_6176326_nPatricia E. Green

Founder & Chief Strategist

 

Patricia E. Green is an award-winning relationship marketer, public relations expert,  speaker, and writer whose work reflects her understanding of communications strategies for a changing world.  Her unique approach appeals to diverse segments, from business, government, and nonprofit leaders to the under-served, from high profile to global audiences.  Patricia’s agency, The Patricia Green Group, evolved from its former life as I C Linkages, a relationship marketing and PR firm.  

Patricia’s agency represented the largest African-American-owned environmental engineering and engineering design firm in the US. She presented trade talks in Kent and London, England and Rotterdam, Holland.  The European Federation of Black Women Business Owners honored Patricia with the President’s Award.  Former President George W. Bush, former Virginia Senator George Allen, and former Virginia Governor, now Senator Tim Kaine recognized her for establishing global linkages.  Brooklyn, New York’s former Congressman Edolphus Towns noted Patricia’s contributions in the Congressional Record.  Women in Communications presented her a First Place Matrix Award, annual report category. Much of Patricia’s success is rooted in her ability to cultivate strategic partners, trusted sources who deliver client messages to targeted consumer audiences.  Her domestic and international partner database is in the thousands.

Notable celebrities with whom Patricia has had professional associations include recording artists, Kanye West, Trey Songz, and Erykah Badu, NBA All-Star and former New York Knick, Charles Oakley, and Haute Couture shoe designer, Vanessa Noel.  Patricia was publicist to the late Dr. Donda West, managed the Kanye West Foundation’s first fundraiser, and executive produced the Virginia Icon, a youth vocal music competition.

A graduate of Virginia Union University, where she majored in sociology, Patricia holds two advanced degrees, one in Social Work, with a concentration in community organization and social planning, from Virginia Commonwealth University, and the other in Public Relations, from the Kogod School of Business Administration at the American University.  She is a member of Leadership America and a 2009 Top 100 MBE.  Patricia served on the VCU Alumni Association board, was secretary of the executive committee, and chaired the communications committee.  She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

RECENT AWARDS and HONORS

 

Egbe Omo Yoruba Award
National Convention
Washington, DC, 2010

 

2009 Top 100 MBEs
Honoring Top Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and Virginia Entrepreneurs

 

Referenced in America’s 400th Anniversary:  The Quadricentennial
Commemorating the Founding of Jamestown 1607-2007, published 2009

 

African American National Biography, 2008
Oxford Press
Edited by Henry Lewis Gates & Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Volume 7, Sue Bailey Thurman

 

Congressional Record Tribute by
Congressman Edolphus Towns
New York, NY, 2007

 

European Federation of Black Women Business Owners
2007 President’s Award
London, England

 

Published in Garden of Youth
The International Library of Poetry, 2003

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Natasha Garrett, PhD

Natasha Garrett, PhD

Global Initiatives

Born in Macedonia, this citizen of the world uses her international education and translation/interpretation background to create strong bridges among people.  Natasha works with people, companies, organizations, and governments from every continent. Her bachelors and masters degrees, both in English literature, are from La Roche College and Duquesne University.  She received her PhD in Education from the University of Pittsburgh.

Kimberly Williams

Kimberly Williams

Writing Services

Kimberly Williams is President of Pulp Indigo and has more than a decade of practical experience writing for non-profits and businesses. From grant-writing and marketing copy to tweets and blog posts, Kimberly focuses on client needs to communicate messages across various media platforms.  She holds a MBA from Mercer University and B.S. from North Carolina State University.

Patricia Malinowski

Patricia Malinowski

Editorial Services

Patricia’s eclectic interests inspire her work. She is a teacher, writer, editor, publisher, and fund development expert who connects people through words. Winning a 1st Place Clarion Award from the National Association of Women in Communications is one of her proudest moments. Patricia holds a B.S. degree in Education from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Masters in Education from the University at Buffalo.
Todd Elliott

Todd Elliott

Audience Development

Businesses want their brands to move through the clutter of an over-saturated media landscape.  That’s where Todd comes in; he understands human behavior and produces online content through social media channels that broaden distribution and generate the buzz. Whether tweens, teens, young adults or baby boomers, Todd builds relationships and motivates actions.  He received his undergraduate degree in Sociology and Political Science from Virginia Tech and his Masters in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.