I have counted on Alanís strategic advice, counsel and leadership throughout my political career. There is no one better at media communications. His efforts are respected across the political spectrum. I couldnít ask for a better adviser or friend.
—Lt. Governor Lee Fisher
case studies for selected clients
Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
In May 2006, the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections found itself under intense scrutiny and criticism as a result of a series of problems during the primary election that resulted in election results being delayed for several days. Following the controversies for the 2004 Presidential election the Board’s reputation and credibility were seriously tarnished and voter confidence was eroded. more
Lance Mason for State Senate, Ohioís 25th Senate District
State Senator Lance Mason retained Melamed Communications to develop and execute his “final stretch” campaign for his State Senate race. Running against a well-known suburban former suburban mayor, voter turnout in Mason’s strong areas was critical to his success. more
Legacy Village and TRW, Inc.
When TRW sought to sell a significant portion of its Lyndhurst campus for the development of Legacy Village it was met with overwhelming citizen opposition, particularly from the immediate neighborhoods surrounding the site. Faced with a well-funded opposition group, TRW turned to Melamed Communications to join its team to provide communications consulting to its rezoning effort. more
Armond Budish for State Representative, Ohio’s 8th House District
Armond Budish sought the services of Melamed Communications to develop a winning strategy for the May 2006 Democratic Primary. A number of strong potential candidates considered entering the race. Melamed Communications developed an aggressive strategy to discourage potential opposition by building early support from key community and political leaders, raising significant campaign contributions and building a strong campaign organization. more
Cuyahoga County Treasurer Jim Rokakis
When Cuyahoga County Treasurer Jim Rokakis, American City & County magazine’s County Leader of the Year Award winner for 2007 and one of the nation’s leaders in efforts to combat our current foreclosure crisis, was looking for communications help to inform the public about his office’s innovative programs and initiatives, he turned to Melamed Communications.more