Who We Are


Reimagine Your Communications

Get equipped with the right tools to amplify and elevate your brand and achieve your objectives. 

Your organization’s mission is to make a profit and a positive impact. Our mission is to provide you with strategy, communications, and public relations for good.

As you expand your corporate social responsibility, sustainable business practices, and philanthropy to leverage your business

as a force for good — we will be your partner, ready to imagine with you.

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Our Experience


Imagine Consulting and Communications LLC was established in 2008. We provide strategic communications and public relations consulting and serve clients industries, including education, medical, financial, telecommunications, and technology. Results we have achieved for clients include:

  • Created strategy, branding, communications, messaging, and storytelling for The University of Tampa capital campaign, engaging leadership, partners, and donors, generating over $160 million

  • Achieved national media coverage for U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's study “Enterprising States Innovate”  

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

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

  • Positioned Optiva as an industry thought leader, resulting in over 700 press release articles, interviews, and byline article placements, and coordinated global PR with agencies in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Japan

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

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Misann Ellmaker

Founder & President

Imagine Consulting

Misann is a communications and PR consultant and serves as client Optiva's Head of Communications. Before founding Imagine Consulting, she advised Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball CEOs and executive leadership teams, built cross-functional teams, and developed communications strategies to support business development and growth. Her achievements included:

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

  • Co-founding Minor League Baseball National Charity Partners, which donates over $50 million annually

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

In 2008, Major League Baseball offered Misann a promotion to become a VP. As a single mom, she chose her kids. She transitioned from being an executive to an entrepreneur and founded her communications consultancy, affording her flexibility for her family. Now, Imagine Consulting 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


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


Case Studies


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