Mark Firmani

Founding Partner

Mark leads F+A as its founder, setting the tone for the firm and its team of skilled PR practitioners and marketing specialists. He brings more than 25 years of PR expertise, business communication strategy, marketing savvy and political experience to every aspect of the firm’s operations, and prides himself on establishing a personal connection with his clients to best match their specific needs and desires.

These days, Mark also uses his passion for communication to connect with those around him and drive social change. He has held several volunteer board positions, and currently enjoys serving on the board of the Puget Sound chapter of Public Relations Society of America as VP of programming.

Earlier this year, he spearheaded a local fundraiser for Planned Parenthood in the wake of the 2016 election, bringing in critical funds to support women’s health care.

Mark graduated from Indiana University Bloomington and first tested his communications mettle running Congressional campaigns. Back in Washington, he is an avid cyclist and enjoys traveling with his wife, Joy, who also owns a communications agency. He is particularly proud of his new dual Italian/U.S. citizenship.