About Kyte Consulting
At Kyte Consulting, we believe in strategic, targeted communications with a clear business purpose, supported by smart planning and execution to avoid potential surprises. And we recognize that sometimes the best result is no publicity or coverage at all. We also believe in providing honest, experience-based and candid counsel, always putting the client’s best interests first. A former news reporter, corporate spokesman, lobbyist and lawyer, John has more than 30 years of experience assisting corporations, associations and clients in managing difficult, often controversial, issues with public, state and federal government entities and the media.
As a Managing Director for 17 years at a major global communications and government relations agency in Washington, D.C., John provided strategic and litigation counsel, communications program development and execution, and government relations services to clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations in the U.S. and abroad. With a strong background in energy, environmental and chemicals issues, he has been involved in facility siting, power plant operations and regulation, chemical contamination, food safety recalls, community relations and ally development, litigation and bankruptcy proceedings.
John practiced energy and environmental law and regulation in Washington, D.C., specializing in congressional and government agency affairs, and media strategy. He also served as Director of Environmental Quality for the National Association of Manufacturers, as Vice President of Legislative Affairs for The New England Council, Inc., and as Public Information Manager for New Hampshire Yankee, acting as spokesman, emergency planner and federal lobbyist for the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant.
John received his Juris Doctor degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and his Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and public affairs from Keene (NH) State College. He is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia and Maryland.