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Several of my clients and former colleagues speak to my dedication and resolve to achieve success.

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Leslie Loveless, CEO,

Slone Partners

Doug is the consummate professional, having helped me and Slone Partners reach some ambitious communications goals over the past year. He helps me think through our organizational messaging, and the most effective ways to target media to reach the audiences we want to reach. We’ve had placements in the Boston Business Journal, the California Business Journal, Silicon Republic, and STATNews among others. I’m thrilled with everything we’ve been able to achieve together!


Gene Webb, Founder & Owner,

North Shore Boulangerie

I hired Doug to build a new website for my business, North Shore Boulangerie, a high-end bakery/café in Shorewood, Wisconsin. Doug was extremely responsive, working closely with me on the new site architecture and developing a modern, fresh look and feel for the site. He developed an attractive design and visuals, and a highly-functional user-friendly interface. Doug subsequently integrated additional functionality which allowed us to sell event tickets and store products, using customized features he was able to construct working around the limitations of the web development toolkit. Doug has an great eye for design and terrific attention to detail, and I would recommend him for other small business owners who need critical website support. 

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Working with Doug on a media plan for our research center was a pleasure from start to finish. He provided an exhaustive analysis of our current media efforts, and drafted a detailed set of recommendations for moving forward. He also planned and conducted two, tailored media training sessions for senior leadership and junior researchers, which both groups found enormously helpful in making them feel confident and comfortable speaking with the press. Throughout the process, everything was on time, within our budget, and exceedingly helpful. I would recommend Doug without reservation to anyone who needs support with their communications and media strategy.    


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Michael Mosunic,
Wolf Hill Group

My business partner referred me to Doug not long after we made the decision to launch a new company. We knew that we needed a highly-functional, user-friendly, and modern-looking website to compete in a very competitive marketplace, and Doug was able to deliver that for us. He is diligent, detail-oriented, easy to work with, and has a terrific eye for design. I would recommend him highly!


Robert Sanborn,

Executive Director,

Provincetown Business Guild

Doug Gavel has been extremely helpful in providing our organization with professional communications support across the board. He was initially hired to help us with media relations and event publicity, but he quickly pivoted into a crisis communications role once the pandemic hit. He has provided us with expert strategic guidance and consult. I would recommend him highly for small businesses and organizations like ours.

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 Professor Robert Stavins, Harvard Kennedy School

Doug Gavel is a talented communications professional whom I’ve known and worked with for more than 15 years. His writing and broader communications skills are superb, and he is an absolute delight to work with.  Over the past year, he has worked closely with me and my team at the Harvard Environmental Economics Program as we conceived and launched a new podcast, “Environmental Insights.”  He now produces the podcast, which is featured on several prominent platforms and has a growing audience.  I recommend him highly for all forms of communications support!

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