Jesse Landis, APR
Advisor / Publicist / Writer

A nationally accomplished advisor, publicist, and writer, Landis has nearly 20 years experience in PR, marketing, branding, campaign management, and strategic planning.

With a concrete track record creating and executing successful programs for a diverse roster of organizations, Landis is accredited and awarded. His background includes various leadership roles with communications/consulting agencies and political/public affairs campaigns.

He’s represented clients across the country and a diverse range of fields and industries – sustainability, health/wellness, health care, 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, medical devices, economic development, more.

As a reliable source to journalists, Landis has fostered hundreds of positive media stories for businesses, public figures, nonprofits, and friends, in such media 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, Supermarket News, Drug Store News, Sun & Wind Energy magazine, Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal, Southeast Real Estate Business, Florida Trend, HispanicBusiness.com, Advertising Age, Brand Week, 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 Bone Health, 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, Echolight Medical, Ed Taylor Construction, Engel & Völkers, Florida Sierra Club, Future Forward Literacy, GTE Financial, Hillsborough Planning Commission, Johnson Pope, Kidz Bite Back, PainTEQ, 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, TOG Network Solutions, Transitions Championship, Trenam Law, U.S. Chamber Foundation, Vaslpar Championship, Wannemacher Jensen Architects, Zeno Office Solutions, and Zenn Motors.

Jesse 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 (served as marketing chair). He’s done other pro bono consulting and projects with such organizations as BuildThePier, CASA, Democratic Professionals Council of Tampa, Engage St. Pete, Healthy Bones Tampa Bay, Metropolitan Ministries, Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), Pinellas Democratic Party, PRSA Tampa Bay, StPeteForGood, St. Pete Sunset Rotary Foundation, Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts, University of Tampa, and WhatAboutBlue.

Landis 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 was recognized among Tampa Bay Business Journal’s “Best in the Biz Readers’ Choice Awards” in 2014. Jesse graduated from the University of Tampa in 2002 with several honors and a B.A. in Mass Communication. Recently he has enjoyed completing courses with American Stage Improv, Dynasty Enchantiversity, and Writing Pad. Splitting time between Florida and California, Landis presently works from a satellite office in downtown Los Angeles.