Evan Nierman brings 15 years of experience in public relations, marketing, crisis management, online media and public affairs to Red Banyan. Throughout his career, he has provided strategic communications counsel to senior business leaders, government officials and private individuals.
Prior to forming Red Banyan, Evan Nierman served as Director of Communications for a fast-growing, highly scrutinized start-up. In addition to managing a network of PR agencies across Europe to support the company’s global expansion, he represented the company and steered the CEO through interviews with top-tier media including dozens of international, national and local print, TV and online outlets.
Previously, as a consultant at a boutique PR agency specializing in crisis management, Nierman guided international and corporate clients through high-stakes, complex situations. As the founder of the firm’s Washington office, Nierman specialized in reputation management, and conceptualized and executed communications and public affairs plans, including lobbying Congress and the executive branch.
Evan Nierman began his career at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), one of the country’s leading advocacy groups. At AIPAC he supervised all aspects of 15 print and electronic branded publications, including editing the organization’s flagship journal on Middle East policy, which was distributed biweekly to 100,000 readers and every office on Capitol Hill. He also did extensive writing of speeches and marketing materials, drafted more than 100 memos on foreign policy developed for legislators and helped organize large-scale national events in Washington, D.C.
Evan Nierman serves clients throughout the U.S. and internationally. He has spoken at numerous events, including TEDx and the International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference in Orlando, Florida.