With more than a decade in public relations, Todd Myers' experience combines planning and implementing public relations strategies for sports franchises, producing award-winning public events, managing successful statewide political campaigns, building strong grassroots coalitions, and creating innovative Internet marketing solutions.
Todd is the Environmental Director at the Washington Policy Center, a market-oriented think tank in Seattle. He also runs a public relations firm whose clients include the Seattle Mariners, Treehouse (a nonprofit organization improving the lives of foster children) and the Prescription Drug Assistance Foundation.
In 2000, Mr. Myers ran Doug Sutherland's successful statewide campaign for Commissioner of Public Lands and served as his Communications Director until 2004, taking a leave to run his successful re-election campaign.
From 1997 through 2000, Todd was the Director of Public Relations for the Seattle SuperSonics, helping them work through playoff years as well as the 1997 NBA lockout. During his time at the Sonics, Mr. Myers also developed the NBA's best Internet marketing programs, including the first e-mail newsletters and in-game, interactive programs. Todd also served as the Director of Public Relations for the Seattle Mariners during the effort to create Seattle's new ballpark.
A former computer programmer, Mr. Myers has a Bachelors Degree in Politics from Whitman College and a Masters Degree in Russian/International Studies from the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. He and his wife Maria have two dogs and live in Auburn, Washington.