The diversity of our experience is as diverse as our client mix. From multinational corporations to heads of state to news ripped from the headlines, the Greenbrier team has led careers steeped in solving problems. Lane and Matt have assembled a team of the most experienced and qualified communications, strategy and public affairs experts in the field and based throughout North America.

Greenbrier Leadership

Lane Kasselman

Lane has spent well over two decades consulting on public policy, crisis strategy and communications for blue chip and startup companies, celebrities and influencers, political campaigns, public officials and nonprofits. From Uber to AT&T to presidential campaigns and elected officials, Lane is a nationally recognized expert in crisis and public affairs. Lane lives in Northern California.

Matt McKenna

A native of Montana, Matt spent nearly a decade advising President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, the Clinton family and the Clinton Foundation. Deeply rooted in campaign politics and an expert in crisis, acquisitions and executive communications, Matt has advised a wide range of companies, philanthropies, and NGO’s. Matt splits his time between Northern California and Montana.

Vanessa Lindlaw

Clients count on Vanessa as a trusted advisor for inspired work. She has helped tell the stories of the biggest names in tech and business, including Uber, HP and Chevron, and gained visibility for countless startups. Vanessa’s nearly two-decade career spans work in TV news and the world’s top PR agencies. Vanessa lives in Northern California.

Abram Smith

An expert in finance and digital currency, Abram has been part of the Greenbrier team since the start. Cutting his teeth during the frontier years at Uber, Abram has developed a reputation among clients and colleagues as infinitely reliable and always thinking a dozen steps ahead of a challenge. Abram is a native of Northern California.

Jaime Moore

With a political and communications career spanning over a decade, Jaime is as familiar with a Dallas board room as she is with a campaign stop in Iowa. Jaime is an expert in visual communication management and is known for her deep relationships with local media across the United States. Jaime is based in Colorado.

Barbara Morgan

As a former senior aide to NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, the NJ State Department of Education, former administrations of Mayors Bloomberg and Booker, and VP at SKDKnickerbocker, Barbara has unrivaled experience navigating policy and crisis communications challenges in the nation’s most demanding media markets. Barbara is based in Colorado.

Georgina Beven

Formerly with T. Rowe Price, Georgina joins the Greenbrier team with years of corporate communications experience. Her recent work on a high-profile Senate campaign adds to her diversified professional background and bolsters Greenbrier's ability to create meaningful solutions for clients. Georgina is based in Colorado.

Allison Guthrie

With a background in branding, marketing, and advertising, Allison brings years of strategic and executional experience to Greenbrier. Her work in the travel and nonprofit industries and with Chick-fil-A and AT&T while at The Richards Group and Epsilon provides a creative perspective for clients. Allison is based in Colorado.

Case Button

Most recently, Case was the senior advisor & speechwriter to Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado. Prior to that, he served as Secretary Hillary Clinton's aide & speechwriter. He has consulted for various political and business leaders, from Kathleen Kennedy to Secretary Albright. Case tends to call in sick on powder days and is based in Colorado.

Betsy McManus

Betsy has more than a decade of experience leading media strategy, executive communications, and public affairs at the highest levels of politics, government, business, and philanthropy. She has worked with President Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, and the US Senate Democratic Caucus. Betsy currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Greenbrier Team Members

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