Langan Communications is a Salt Lake City, Utah-based boutique consulting firm that was founded in 2021 by Helen Langan. Their clients include local municipal governments, tech companies, social good campaigns, and large-scale advertising agencies. They specialize in strategic communications, public relations, digital marketing, email lead generation, crisis communications, campaign management, public affairs, and local government relations. The Langan Communications team includes many talented strategic partners and collaborators from a wide array of backgrounds and industries. From former elected officials to former White House staffers, Fortune 500 marketing leaders, and more, their extensive network of expert colleagues allows Langan Communications to be nimble and scale a marketing and communications team to meet the evolving needs of their clients and provide them access to some of the best strategic minds in the industry.
Helen Langan is a sought after communications advisor with more than 20 years of strategic public relations and communications expertise. She has led numerous high profile communication campaigns in the public and private sector. She has held media relations roles at the White House and Congress; executed once-in-a-generation, transformational projects for the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office; and driven PR success at fast growth tech startups and publicly traded companies. Helen’s wise counsel is relied upon by elected officials, startup founders, CEOs and leaders across diverse sectors who rely on her innovative strategies to help them navigate complicated and challenging public relations matters.
Helen’s extensive government and public affairs experience began in Washington, D.C. in the White House Press Office and later in the U.S. Congress. Following her time in Washington, Helen worked for nearly eight years in the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office as the Mayor’s spokesperson and senior policy advisor. She successfully secured resources and public support for over $240 million in funding to construct a new public safety building and the new Eccles Theater in downtown Salt Lake City. She was also responsible for creating a unique interlocal agreement between Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County government which set aside significant funds to develop an arts and culture district in downtown Salt Lake City. Before launching Langan Communications, Helen led corporate communications for the popular Marco Polo app. Prior to Marco Polo, she served as the senior director of communications for Vivint Solar, headquartered in Lehi, Utah. She has taught communication courses at both Westminster College and the University of Utah and has been a guest lecturer at Utah Valley University. At Langan Communications, she offers her extensive expertise in public affairs, corporate and crisis communications, political campaigns, municipal government, higher education and technology to a broad range of public and private sector clients. Away from work, Helen is a dedicated wife and mother to her young son and daughter, a holiday celebration aficionado and currently writing a book about her experience beating stage 3 breast cancer.
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