Your Cause Is Our Client


All of us at REACH Strategies believe that the causes that we care about are the true clients for our work. We know what it feels like to envision something that might seem impossible and then pull together the building blocks to actually make it happen. That sensibility has guided us in our work since we were founded.
At REACH we think of our clients as partners in the movement towards bringing about truly sustainable social change. Our team is dedicated to supporting partners like you as you enlist the power of strategy to REACH your goals. Whether you’re wrestling with communications, honing in on a business or campaign approach, or planning an organizational development path, REACH is here to help.

The people we have worked with are from foundations, nonprofits, government agencies, and socially responsible businesses that share an aspiration for making the world a better place. We recognize that all organizations today, regardless of size, struggle to match the scale of their aspirations with the best path for success. REACH Strategies helps bridge the gap between your highest aspirations and achieving the results you need to get there.
We provide partners with a guiding strategy framework that can serve as the starting point for making good choices about creating the world we want to see. Working closely with you, we’ll help you generate the creative spark that sets good things in motion. We design and implement tightly linked communications, campaigns, and business strategies designed to win in today’s world and support your goals.


REACH designs and implements data-driven communications and engagement strategies.
We share your passion for positive change.


Kirk Brown

Kirk Brown

Founder, CEO

Kirk Brown founded REACH Strategies based on a 20-year career helping leading companies, agencies, and non-profits achieve their goals by linking smart campaign, communications, organizational development, and business strategies.

Amanda Scarborough

Amanda Scarborough

Senior Program Strategist

Amanda has taken the lead in REACH organizational development, financial, administrative, and program priorities since 2013. Amanda has directed educational outreach and experiential campaigns in the EV space across California, New England, New York, and Missouri, and has produced over one hundred EV test-drive events nationwide. Amanda’s diverse skills coupled with her communications prowess make her a Swiss army knife asset on any project.

Leynah McGarghan

Leynah McGarghan

Experiential Strategist

Leynah has taken her local and international event coordinating and public relations background to become a communications powerhouse in aiding with host and vendor outreach for various events across New England and California. Her people oriented and outgoing personality ensure the success and ease of any event.

Amy Riley

Amy Riley

Communications Strategist

Amy is passionate about using social media to connect people with new ideas that will improve their lives. She has a long history in social media and creating community around what matters most to people.

Maggie Brown

Communications Specialist

A passion for sustainability, a commitment to teamwork, and a curiosity of all things communications led Maggie to REACH. As a Communications Specialist, Maggie nitpicks over writing, maintains happy and successful relationships with REACH partners, and takes copious amounts of notes. Previously, Maggie worked in the arts, and loves to wander around museums and thrift stores.

Christopher Clark

Program Strategist

Chris is a Program Strategist with an expansive background in creative, corporate and community communications in both public and private sectors across the Midwest. He bases his work on the belief that clear, succinct and consistent communication across all platforms is the only way to effectively achieve your goal.


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