“The best I know, and I know them all, is Ray Howell”

Former Gov. William F. Weld.

"We trust Howell Communications with our brand. They live up to their reputation as the go-to public relations firm in New England for top companies, consistently getting us the results we need. I'm proud to have had them on our team for the past five years."

Catherine Collins
East Region Public Relations Manager

"Ray and his team provide sound strategic advice – which often defies the conventional wisdom -- and relentless, successful execution. Ray is tremendous under pressure."

Paul R. Cianelli
President & CEO
New England Cable & Telecommunications Association

"Smart, savvy and straightforward, Howell Communications is a trusted media resource for business stories in New England."

Tim Hunt
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs


"Ours is a very competitive marketplace and standing out requires delivering the right message at the right time to the right audience. With Howell Communications' expertise and solid guidance in developing effective communication strategies, we're getting results."

W. Patrick Hughes
President & CEO
Fallon Community Health Plan

When it comes to buying or selling a home, it pays to work with a Realtor® who truly knows the local market. When it comes time for leaders of the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® to deal with the media, we turn to Howell Communications for media training. Not only do Ray and his team know and understand the media landscape, but they give our volunteer leaders the knowledge and confidence to comfortably handle any type of media interaction.

Eric Berman
Communications Director
Massachusetts Association of Realtors

"Working with Howell Communications on complicated, sensitive issues was delightful and constructive. Ray's keen intellect, knowledge of the environment, street smarts and terrific sense of humor make him a highly valued and effective advisor. He always kept the best interests of our organization front and center. He has my full trust and confidence."

Elaine Ullian
Former President & CEO
Boston Medical Center

We needed to reorganize our business lines, some of which had potential for controversy. Howell Communications' team of professionals was quickly able to grasp the challenges we faced. They put together a multi-faceted plan that effectively communicated our strategic direction to all our stakeholders simultaneously. The communication plan defused any problems, enabling us to focus our efforts to successfully build our behavioral health services.

Harry Shulman
South Shore Mental Health

Howell Communications doesn't just issue press releases. They probe to develop compelling content and then opportunistically find ways to deliver that content so that it advances the business strategy.

John Baackes
Senior Whole Health

Howell Communications has a highly experienced and talented team that quickly understands an organization's mission and goals, and then develops cost-effective, clearly focused strategies that optimize results.

Les Brody
Epilepsy Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

The Professional Liability Foundation advocates before the courts, the legislature and in the media for medical liability reform. Howell Communications excels in its advice on what to say and when and where to say it. Their grasp of the media and politics in Massachusetts is unmatched. They are our go-to agency for our public relations needs.

William J. Ryder, Esq.
Executive Director
Professional Liability Foundation, Ltd