Our Team

​Andrew Bowen, APR

Founder and Senior Public Relations Counsel, Clearview Communications & Public Relations

Andrew Bowen (Accredited in Public Relations) is one of the most seasoned, experienced and trusted PR professionals in the nation.

Bowen has four decades of experience in the communications industry as a newspaper reporter and editor, political press secretary, government public information officer, advertising/public relations agency executive, author, crisis communications counselor, executive media interview coach, and firm owner.

He is a senior counselor whose wisdom and advice are valued by senior executives involved in critical marketing, branding, crisis communications and public relations initiatives in all business verticals.

Drawing from a deep well-spring of knowledge and experience, Bowen’s professional focus is quite simple: To meet his clients’ objectives through the application of well-crafted strategic and tactical messaging that motivates target audiences to take specific action or to change behaviors.

Michelle M. Griffith, APR

​Michelle M. Griffith, APR

​​Strategic Partner

Michelle M. Griffith, APR (Accredited in Public Relations), has more than a decade of experience providing senior level marketing, communications, public relations, event management, crisis communications/reputation management, gender and cultural dynamics focused media interview skills and presentation coaching. Experienced behind and in front of the camera, she is an accomplished senior media trainer and keynote speaker.

Chief Marketing Officers and business owners generally consult with Griffith when they need a fresh approach to achieving their marketing and communications objectives. Executives retain Griffith for customized help to become more effective communicators in their daily interactions, media interviews and for presentations.

She worked her way up from freelance writer, agency copywriter, news producer, corporate communications executive, to her current position as a consultant and strategic partner to corporate PR teams and select agencies. Michelle’s campaigns are always measurable and quantified against client objectives to achieve a solid ROI. She has provided leadership in strategic communications and tactical execution for clients ranging from $1MM to $1.5BB in revenues in a wide variety of industries, non-profit, academic and organizational verticals.

Jayne Burch, Lead Generation expert

Jayne Burch

Strategic Partner and Lead Generation Expert with Marketing Monsoon, LLC

Jayne Burch, founder and CEO of Marketing Monsoon, LLC, has helped hundreds of business owners to develop automated marketing systems with their website. Ms. Burch has a background in organizational development and leadership development in large healthcare organizations. She is a Graduate Master Business Coach.

Burch has developed innovative training and consulting programs such as the Monsoon Inbound Academy and the More Clients Alliance.

Marketing Monsoon, LLC partners with Clearview to add the power of lead capture and marketing automation to highly effective, targeted media and public relations campaigns. The result of their strategic alliance is a full funnel solution - from visibility to sales enablement - for their clients.

Doug Middleton​

​Senior Account Executive, Clearview Communications & Public Relations

Doug Middleton, long time Manhattan resident and Clearview’s New York presence, joined Clearview in 2016 as a senior account manager. Prior to joining Clearview, he provided educational publishing, design and content expertise to clients that included Macmillan, Harper Collins, Colgate Palmolive, PBS and Random House. He has a 25-year track record of successful client relationships.

​Doug is known for his attention to detail and sharp focus on hearing the client – really listening – to understand the client’s needs. Research-based, factual and accurate marketing and public relations initiatives have always been essentials in his formula for client success. Shortly after college, Doug launched the first restaurant and sightseeing guide in the Southeast. The very first publication sold out, and he had to double the publication’s size for the second quarter printing. He is an alum of Indiana University at Bloomington, where he studied Journalism and English Literature.

At Clearview Communications, his ability to establish solid working relationships with media outlets has proven to be his strength. "You need to honestly listen to the client, understand their needs and focus on their goals," says Doug "Trust is built by delivering success."

​Shannon Fowler

​​Assistant Account Executive

Shannon Fowler is responsible for the daily execution of the online brand presence for Clearview/The Message Masters and select client campaigns. Across all client business verticals, Shannon provides a fresh perspective to the creative process when developing ROI driven digital campaigns. Prior to joining Clearview, she had already established herself as a digital marketing specialist for the real estate industry.

Shannon is a graduate of Queens University of Charlotte, N.C., and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology. She is a member of the Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society Alumni.

Daniel Beaird

Writer/Editor

Daniel Beaird has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and editor for corporate communications, association marketing and trade publications. He has served as a managing editor for France Media, covering the commercial real estate and wealth management industries, and in a communications and public relations role for the Atlanta Realtors Association and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors.

His work has been featured in various trade publications covering different sectors, including National Real Estate Investor, Site Selection, Southeast Real Estate Business, Texas Real Estate Business, Student Housing Business, Seniors Housing Business, Home Furnishings Business, ISE (formerly Industrial Engineer) and Industrial Management magazines. He has also served the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Brock Clay Government Affairs as a researcher, writer and editor.

He is a graduate of the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, and he began his career as an intern with Clearview Communications + PR.

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Derek V. Smith, CEO, ChoicePoint,
Alpharetta, GA