From Words to Movements

Transforming Public Opinion Through
Compelling Stories

Media Relations and Crisis Management Specialists

Initiatives → Stories → Impact

Policy Communications. Crisis Response. Reputation Management. Mach 1’s experts excel at building and executing targeted campaigns to achieve our clients’ goals.

Texas-Based. Award-Winning.

Bulldog PR 2023 Silver Winner Award
Ragan PR Daily: Communicators of the Year Award
PR News: Rising Stars Top Women Award
Women in Media: Local Agency Planner 2023 Award
Austin Business Journal 2023: Women-Owned Business Badge
Stevie Winner: Female Entrepreneur of the Year
Austin Young Chamber Small Business Award 2022
Austin Business Journal 2023: Advertising / Marketing Agencies Badge


Mach 1 Group Client: University of Texas
Mach 1 Group Client: Tesla
Mach 1 Group Client: American Beverage
Mach 1 Group Client: Acxiom
Mach 1 Group Client: Permian Strategic Partnership
Mach 1 Group Client: Texas Original
Mach 1 Group Client: WGU
Mach 1 Group Client: Accuweather
Mach 1 Group Client: The Nature Conservancy
Mach 1 Group Client: NAFEC
Mach 1 Group Client: Texas Bankers Association
Mach 1 Group Client: Pelotonia
Mach 1 Group Client: American Pets Alive
Mach 1 Group Client: Livestrong
Mach 1 Group Client: TAFEC

Seasoned Professionals, Unmatched Expertise

With combined decades of experience in the toughest communications trenches, you have access to a team who has seen it all.

Katherine McLane, Founder & CEO

Katherine McLane

Founder & CEO

Mary Bell Love, Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Mary Bell Love

Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Brett Fey, Chief Financial Officer

Brett Fey

Chief Financial Officer

Talan Tyminski, Senior Vice President

Talan Tyminski

Senior Vice President and Client Service Director

Alice Claiborne, Vice President

Alice Claiborne

Vice President and Director of Earned Media

Sharon Chapman

Senior Strategist

Caroline Payne

Senior Strategist

Katie Zarate

Senior Strategist

Sarah Allen

Senior Strategist

Mollie Young, Director of Marketing

Mollie Young

Director of Marketing


Cultivating Influence → MeasurING Impact

Mach 1 has a proven track record of delivering meaningful and measurable results for our clients. Whether it is shifting public opinion, thwarting a crisis, passing groundbreaking legislation or landing millions of dollars in earned media — Mach 1 delivers.

The Mach 1 Group at the Texas Capitol

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