President & Founder

Donna Loughlin

Donna Loughlin Michaels, President & Founder, is known for her work with futurists and innovators, and moving their businesses forward. She is also known for her results-oriented PR programs, dedication to her clients, and constant enthusiasm for new innovation. Both C-level management and venture capitalists have praised her strategic public relations programs that have strengthened brands, catapulted companies to market leadership, secured loyal customer followings, and driven revenue. The industry veteran has ushered in 5 personal IPOs and taken hundreds of startups from the street to headline news. Donna operates at a personal best daily, maintaining an ongoing dialogue with her clients and landing them the headlines in top-tier business, finance, technology, consumer, and lifestyle publications. Her market expertise is vast including automotive, AI, consumer electronics, sustainability, electric vehicles, and anything you can put in your pocket, car or home. With LMGPR, Donna has secured more than a dozen personal and agency awards from global organizations. Prior to establishing LMGPR, Donna spent more than 10 years leading creative PR programs for several high-profile consumer and business services and IPOs in Silicon Valley for global market leaders in the consumer and business tech sectors. Additionally, she held leadership positions with global PR firms Burson-Marsteller and Edelman Public Relations. Earlier in her career, she got her journalism chops in several markets working for Washington Post, NPR, Reuters, and BBC. Donna holds a Masters in Communications from UC Berkeley and Marketing and Advertising degrees from San Jose State University and UC Berkeley, respectively.