Marcus Reese has advised some of the largest corporations in the world through some of their toughest public affairs and communications challenges. Most recently, he was Vice President of State and Local Government Affairs at Herbalife.
Before that, Marcus was chief of staff at Tusk Strategies, a public affairs consulting firm, where he managed state and local regulatory issues for corporate clients and issue advocacy organizations including Uber, AT&T, and Wal-Mart.
Earlier in his career, Marcus worked at Weber Shandwick, serving as Vice President for the corporate issues team, where he was responsible for providing legal and crisis communications counsel for clients such as Unilever, Exxon, and Honeywell. Before joining Weber Shandwick, Marcus served as senior director at Smith & Co. where he provided legal and crisis communications counsel for elected officials.
Marcus has also served in various campaign and government roles for President George W. Bush; Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan; Lt. Governor Michael Steele and the Georgia State Legislature, among others.
He is a graduate of the School of Communications and Journalism at Auburn University.