About Greg Menken


Greg Menken is a mission-driven, award-winning communications and public affairs strategist with 20 years of experience working in not-for-profits, government and politics.

He started his own firm to focus on missions he truly cares about, and to give clients the personalized attention they deserve.

Prior to launching MenkenLLC, Greg served on the senior leadership team of 5W PR, one of the nation's top public relations firms, where he directed many of the firm's public affairs and crisis communications campaigns. 

No stranger to controversy, Greg won a PR Daily's award for running communications for the "Aid in Dying" movement in NJ, resulting in the first-ever affirmative vote for this end-of-life option in the NJ Assembly. 

After serving in the Executive Office and 2002 re-elect campaign of Governor George E. Pataki, Greg successfully launched the NY Office of the Republican Jewish Coalition, one of the most influential issue advocacy organizations in the nation. 

New York born and bred, Greg is a graduate of Columbia University and received his MPA in Non-Profit Management from New York University. He holds certificates in social media marketing and as a workshop facilitator for non-profit organizations. In his "spare" time, Greg volunteers as a career mentor for Jewish Family Services and as a youth sports coach.