Our Team


Mach 1 boasts a veteran team of former press secretaries, government staffers, campaign aides, news producers and journalists. With decades of experience, our team has mastered the art of communications and was recently honored nationally as a 2023 “Team of the Year” by Ragan Communications / PR Daily.

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

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