Jesse Landis, APR
Jesse Landis, APR
A nationally accomplished publicist and nationally published author, Landis has 15 years experience in public relations, marketing, project management, and strategic planning.
With a concrete track record creating and executing successful campaigns for a diverse roster of organizations, Landis is accredited and awarded. His background includes several director positions with several Tampa Bay-area communications and consulting agencies, plus communications roles and leadership roles with several Bay-area political campaigns.
He’s represented clients across the country and a diverse range of fields and industries – sustainability, healthcare, real estate, consumer products, architecture, law, banking, construction, transportation, government, nonprofit, hospitality, tourism, education, insurance, accounting, retail displays, transport packaging, waste removal, solar power, electric cars, large-scale art, childhood obesity, cybersecurity, economic development, more.
As a reliable source to national and local journalists, Jesse has fostered hundreds of positive media stories for businesses, nonprofits, public figures, and friends, in such outlets as The New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, FOX News, The Colbert Report, Shark Tank (ABC), ABCNews.com, AOL.com, CNN.com, MSNBC.com, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, Fortune Small Business, Inc. magazine, Success magazine, Advertising Age, PR News, and Politico.
Landis develops thorough, informed, forward-thinking plans and strategies, anticipates and creates communications opportunities, exhausts avenues, and leads projects to success.
He has garnered substantial results for the likes of All Children’s Hospital, American Home Health, American Momentum Bank, ANB Enterprises, Arnstein & Lehr, Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, CannaBizPak, Central Avenue Oyster Bar, C Landis Display, College Hunks Hauling Junk, Collier County Museums, Dignity Memorial, Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas, Ed Taylor Construction, Engel & Völkers, Florida Sierra Club, GTE Financial, Hillsborough Planning Commission, Johnson Pope, Kidz Bite Back, PJ Callaghan Construction, Raise The Bar St. Petersburg, Regenesis Solar Power, Remote Area Medical, Rock for Hearts, Roundhouse Creative, Sabal Smart Homes, Salt Palm Development, Schools of Wellness, Senior Care Group, Southwind Hospitality, Spoor Bunch Franz, St. Petersburg Chamber, St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, StarLite Cruises, Sunstar Paramedics, Taste of Pinellas, Tampa Baseball Museum, The Galley, The History Council, Thrive By Five Pinellas, Transitions Championship, Trenam Law, U.S. Chamber Foundation, Vaslpar Championship, Wannemacher Jensen Architects, Zeno Office Solutions, and Zenn Motors.
Jesse has served on the University of Tampa National Alumni Association Board of Directors, the St. Petersburg Downtown Neighborhood Association Board of Directors, and the executive marketing committee for the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. He’s served as a mentor with the University of South Florida Corporate Mentorship Program, a resource for new professionals with the Tampa Bay chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, and is a graduate of Leadership St. Pete, where he chaired the marketing committee. He’s done other pro bono consulting and projects with such organizations as BuildThePier, CASA, Democratic Professionals Council of Tampa, Engage St. Pete, Metropolitan Ministries, Pinellas Democratic Party, PRSA Tampa Bay, StPeteForGood, St. Pete Sunset Rotary Foundation, Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts, University of Tampa, and WhatAboutBlue.
He was honored among Tampa Bay Business Journal‘s “30-Under-30” in 2007, was the University of Tampa’s 2011 Young Alumnus of the Year, and has been recognized among Tampa Bay Business Journal’s “Best in the Biz” Readers’ Choice. Jesse graduated from the University of Tampa with several honors and a B.A. in Mass Communication.