At Hawthorne Strategy Group, our work is driven by your goals and outcomes. Starting with a clear vision and understanding of your objectives, we develop communications solutions that bring measurable results.




Whether it is delivering media results or building community partnerships, we have a focus on delivering the results that matter to you. It starts with a strong, clear message and plan. After all, a map doesn’t help unless you have a destination ahead.


It is not just what you do, but people have to understand why. It might be establishing your reputation with new audiences or in new markets, or addressing issues, regardless, clear communications are essential for demonstrating leadership.


The right time. The right message. The right place. Some principles never change, even if the vehicles do. It could be a tweet or speech or both, we know that to achieve results we must consider and employ the right communications tools at the right time.

A Team You Can Trust.

With decades of communications experience, our team is built on a commitment to results and measurement. We bring the best mix of traditional and innovative communications techniques to create a team that will help you achieve your goals.



Chicago must have a strong educational system for all kids

December 14, 2018

Crain's Chicago Business recently published a letter to the editor from John A. Canning Jr., co-chairman of Big Shoulders Fund, about the importance of supporting a strong and diverse educational system for kids in Chicago. 

Read the full letter to the editor here.

On Illinois' to-do list: Making 2019 the year of the woman business owner

December 04, 2018

Women's Business Development Center Founder and President Emerita Hedy Ratner and President Emilia DiMenco penned an op-ed for Crain's Chicago Business urging Illinois' Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker and the state legislature to promote economic empowerment for women and minority business owners in Illinois. 

Read the full op-ed here