Reimagine your communications. Strategize to achieve your goals. Get equipped with the right communications tools to maximize your results. And amplify your public relations to elevate your brand. 

Your organization’s mission is to make a positive impact. And our mission is to provide you with strategy, communications, and public relations for good — for business to be about both profit and impact.  

As your organization expands its goals to include corporate social responsibility, sustainable business practices, philanthropy, and leveraging business as a force for good — we are ready to imagine with you.

Our Experience

Imagine Consulting and Communications LLC was established in 2008. We provide clients with strategic communications and public relations consulting and have served a variety of industries, including education, medical, financial, telecommunications, and technology. Results we have achieved for clients and can achieve for you are:

  • Created multi-audience communications strategy, branding, messaging, and storytelling for University of Tampa capital campaign; engaged stakeholders, including university leadership, partners, and donors; campaign generated $160M+

  • Achieved nationwide media coverage for U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and its studies “The Path Forward: Improving Opportunities for African-American Students” and “Enterprising States Innovate”  

  • Advised Massey Law Group founding shareholder on firm communications and PR for political campaigns and community partnerships to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Developed framework for Earth Charter U.S. and Sustainable Business Coalition’s digital media communications, winning four national awards for digital initiatives 

  • Positioned Optiva as an industry thought leader to amplify and achieve mission-driven KPIs, resulting in more than 700 press release articles, interviews, and bylines

  • Trained nonprofits in communications and PR methodologies to transform their mission-driven results at Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay workshops

Misann Ellmaker, President & Founder, Imagine Consulting 

Misann Ellmaker is a communications and public relations consultant and serves as Head of Communications for client, Optiva, a global telecommunications software company. Before founding Imagine Consulting, Misann served in executive roles with Major League Baseball. Hallmarks of her career are advising CEOs and executive leadership teams, building cross-functional teams, and developing communications strategies to support business development and growth. Her achievements include:

  • Launched a digital network platform for Major League Baseball, including strategy for communications and business development, increasing network traffic 680%

  • Co-founded Minor League Baseball National Charity Partners program, which raises over $30 million annually

  • Led licensing program development in partnership with Major League Baseball Properties, resulting in the growth of sales from $2 million to $40 million 

  • Named Baseball America Top Ten Power Broker

As a single mom, when Major League Baseball offered her a promotion to become a VP, she chose her children. She re-skilled and transitioned from being an executive to an entrepreneur and founded her communications consultancy, affording her increased flexibility to be a parent. Now, Imagine celebrates its 13th anniversary.

Giving Back

Committed to our community, it is a privilege for us to volunteer with and support: 

  • Great American Teach-In

  • Pinellas County Schools

  • Girl Scouts of America

  • Blessings in a Backpack

  • The Humane Society 

  • St. Jude Marathon Heroes

  • The Spring of Tampa Bay

Strategize. Engage. Amplify. 

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OUR CLIENTS SAY IT BEST

"We greatly benefited from Misann's messaging and content strategy to improve our communications. Additionally, she was outstanding at coordinating our corporate communications and partnership with the Miami Marlins."

RAY HOENEISEN / SENIOR VP MARKETING / ACE JIFFY LUBE

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