About Us

About Us

Nik Nanos is among Canada’s top strategists. Over the past30 years he advised senior decision-makers on everything from managing their brand and corporate reputation through to navigating complex public facing issues.
Nik is a much sought after go to resource.

John McKay has decades of experience as a communications strategist, media spokesperson, speaker, trainer, writer and digital producer. He has worked with the senior leaders, experts and frontline workers of organizations in Ottawa, Toronto and across the country. His focus is on helping people and organizations build the trust and support they need through clear, authentic communication. 

We bring to bear the power of our two founding companies, specifically the high-quality research services of Nanos Research and the communications training services of Rutherford McKay Associates (RMA).

Nanos Research’s quantitative and qualitative research services:

  • Machine Learning Analysis
  • Custom Telephone Studies
  • Reputation Strategy
  • Omnibus Research
  • Focus Group Research
  • In-Person Research

RMA’s communications services and TRUSTMAKERS™ training programs:

  • Media Relations
  • Public Speaking and Presenting
  • Strategic Communications
  • Plain Language
  • Issue Management/Crisis Communications
  • Parliamentary Committee Appearances
  • Speechwriting