About Goff Public

We are an independent communications agency based in Minnesota offering public relations and public affairs services.

From early PR pioneers to Minnesota’s top public relations and public affairs firm

Since 1966, Goff Public has worked tirelessly to build trusted relationships, elevate reputations and solve problems for our clients.

Legendary ad men and politicos Bob Goff and Nick Coleman built Goff Public from humble beginnings. What started as a scrappy advertising shop transformed into one of the first public relation firms in the Twin Cities.

Today, we blend our storied history with modern ingenuity—pairing tools and key relationships to support our clients as they communicate in today’s fast-paced and integrated world. Our team works within our key practice areas of public relations, public affairs, and crisis and issues management to deliver results that help our clients and our communities thrive.

We build trust, advocate and solve problems for organizations that are improving the world. We are passionate about and invested in our work, our clients and our communities

shield

Integrity

We act with integrity on the job, in our lives and as brand stewards for our clients.

teamwork

Inclusion

We strive to include diverse ideas, points of view, identities, backgrounds, abilities and experiences in all that we do.

heart

Authenticity

We are an honest team that values candor.

check-mark

Accountability

Our trustworthiness is only possible through accountability. We see things through for each other and our clients.

engineering

Teamwork

We work collaboratively, share ideas, support each other and our clients, and succeed together.

trophy

Excellence

No matter the size or scope of work, we apply excellence on everything to which we put the Goff Public name.

Invested in our communities

We make an impact through our ability to amplify messages, connect people, and help organizations succeed through public relations and public affairs. Each year, we donate at least 5% of our annual revenue in time, resources and sponsorships of community organizations.

We are also honored to be a member of the Minnesota Keystone Program since 2013. The Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce initiative recognizes companies that donate at least 2% of pre-tax earnings to charitable organizations through donations, pro bono services and employee volunteer time.

From serving on nonprofit boards and committees to lending a hand in their communities, the Goff Team is made up of passionate, engaged citizens. We encourage active involvement with organizations and causes that our team members feel called to serve.

Goff Public is always looking to develop the next generation of business and community leaders. Learn more about working at Goff Public and the Goff Internship program.

African American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf CollegeAfrican American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf CollegeAfrican American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf CollegeAfrican American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf CollegeAfrican American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf CollegeAfrican American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf CollegeAfrican American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf CollegeAfrican American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf CollegeAfrican American RegistryAmerican Lung AssociationAppetite for ChangeARRMBirdies4BrainsCatholic CharitiesCitizens LeagueGreater MSPGreater Twin Cities Youth SymphoniesJugaad Leadership ProgramLake Street CouncilLions ClubMinnesota Chamber of CommerceMinnesota Innocence ProjectNeighborhood HousePublic Policy and International Affairs ProgramSaint Paul Area Chamber of CommerceSanneh FoundationServeMinnesotaSouthside Family Nurturing CenterSPNNSt. Olaf College

5%

of revenue is donated every year.

2013

Joined Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce's Minnesota Keystone Program.

Meet our team

Wise strategists. Creative thinkers. Passionate advocates. The Goff Public team brings unsurpassed experience to our work and delivers only the best results for our clients.

Jennifer Hellman
CEO / President

Jennifer Hellman

Heidi Larson
CFO / COO

Heidi Larson

Chris Georgacas
Chairman

Chris Georgacas

Ashley Aram
Director, Public Relations

Ashley Aram

Christopher Beeth
Multimedia Producer

Christopher Beeth

Caroline Burns
Senior Account Executive

Caroline Burns

Adam Darragh Headshot
Graphic Designer

Adam Darragh

Chris Duffy
Vice President, Public Relations

Chris Duffy

Elizabeth Emerson
Vice President, Public Affairs

Elizabeth Emerson

Andrew Hasek
Account Manager, Government Relations

Andrew Hasek

Assistant Account Executive

Tierra Hubbard

Nate Kass
Director of Digital and Creative

Nate Kass

Sue Kuncio
Office Manager

Sue Kuncio

Ellen Larson
Legislative Coordinator

Ellen Larson

Kirsten Rokke
Account Executive

Kirsten Rokke

Grace Rose
Account Manager

Grace Rose

Madeleine Rush
Senior Account Manager

Madeleine Rush

Director, Public Relations

Sara Swenson

Cali Owings
Account Manager / Lead Writer

Cali Torell

Director, Government Relations

Pierre Willette

Scroll to Top
Skip to content