Recognition

“It’s simple. We wouldn’t have won our most difficult Senate race without Gordon’s media expertise and leadership.”

U.S. Senator Bob Corker R-TN

"In today’s political and public affairs world, the focus on building the biggest pile of campaign cash and the latest social media tactic comes at the expense of real strategy and messaging… Gordon Hensley stands out as a true master of strategy and messaging with a purpose… I have and always will look to him as a key messaging team leader in any future battles."

Ed Goeas President/CEO, Tarrance Group

"Gordon Hensley is a rare combination: He’s a superb strategic thinker, messaging expert, and writer; and he’s also an exceptionally hard worker.  He is the consummate professional and he adds real value to every team he’s on.”

Doug Goodyear CEO and Founding Partner, DCI Group

“Gordon Hensley is a pro’s pro – smart, fast and great judgment. His political and public policy writing is second to none and can be counted on to deliver as promised”

Kieran Mahoney CEO and Founding Partner, Mercury Public Affairs

Hensley did a great job collaborating on Governor Walker's well-received presidential announcement speech, and working with the campaign on our health, labor and foreign policy proposal rollouts. His eye for policy detail, language nuance and ability to meet tight deadlines is outstanding.

Rick Wiley 2016 RNC National Field Director, Fmr Campaign Director Scott Walker for President

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“We use Gordon Hensley for a wide variety of complex communications and content projects. His writing skill, attention to detail, no BS style, and ability to lead in a team environment is impressive.”

Managing Director Major NYC-Based Public Relations Firm

“Gordon is a rare writing talent. His abilities are especially rare in politics and public affairs because he sees the world differently -- outside the box of convention -- and brings that inspiration to bear in prose that is not only memorable but also elegant and clear.  It has been my pleasure to work closely with him.”

Mari Maseng Will President, Maseng Communications

"Gordon Hensley is a special and rare commodity.  He understands that substance is what sells in the media and he knows how to make that content sing.  Avalere’s work with Gordon is fun and incredibly productive – his knowledge of the rhythms of the media, combined with our depth of content, produces great results."

Dan Mendelson President, Avalere Health

What makes Gordon Hensley incredibly valuable is his strength absorbing and assimilating a large volume of policy and political information, and out of that developing effective, persuasive advocacy content.

Ray Sierpina Senior VP/Public Policy and Government Affairs, Kindred Healthcare (NYSE:KND)

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“Gordon has a uniquely broad range in his communications repertoire, and is gifted in the art of crafting nuanced, effective policy and political narrative. After all the meetings and conference calls, Hensley is the go-to guy and expert at synthesizing these discussions into first-rate content. The fact we incur no HR costs for his talent is an obvious added benefit.”

Partner National Corporate Writer’s Group/PR Firm

“Gordon has an excellent ear and works well developing and conveying policy messaging.  Whether working to advance a policy agenda or playing defense, he has a unique ability to ‘thread the needle.’ His understanding of policy and ability to translate into common language is peerless.”

Clif Porter Senior VP Govt. Affairs, American Health Care Association

“I’ve worked with Gordon for over a decade at the state and federal levels, and can say unequivocally he is the best press strategist and writer I have worked with. His attention to policy detail and ability to manage other research, polling and media vendors adds significantly to his overall value.”

Alan Rosenbloom Pres/CEO Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition; Fmr President Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care and Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA)