James builds meaningful community connections.
James connects with stakeholders on issues and opportunities that impact them through people-oriented messages and strategies. As a versatile member of Goff Public’s public relations and community engagement teams, James works with clients to create thoughtful communications that build both understanding and trust, no matter the audience. Devoted to client success, James plays many roles helping our team get the job done – from media and reputational monitoring to creating content for public relations campaigns and on-the-ground community engagement support. He also keeps the pulse on all things AI as one of our in-house experts on new technologies.
Prior to joining Goff Public, James executed public engagement and communications campaigns across a number of issues, from transportation planning and policy to digital inclusion. His background in geography and urban studies helps him understand issues through a spatial and intersectional lens.
Originally from Omaha, James lives in Minneapolis with his partner Maria and his cat Ringo. He loves exploring the Twin Cities and beyond by foot, bus, train or car.
Joined Goff Public: 2023
Alma Maters: University of Minnesota
- Urban design
- European soccer
- Recipe ideas