About Us

Celebrating 10 Years of Helping Clients Grow Their Brands

Your business is your brand – and having a strong brand is key to any successful enterprise.

Since 2013, EMK Consulting Group has been helping clients build their brand – and their customer base – through a variety of proven business development strategies that produce high-impact results.

Our goal is to optimize your opportunities for business development success by raising your visibility in the media and in the community. EMK’s expertise includes the unique ability to coach individuals and teams around how to market themselves more effectively, providing accountability throughout the process to support clients in achieving their goals.

We are a highly-specialized consultancy with a reputation for white-glove client service – and a track record of success.

A full-service, Boston-based consulting firm, EMK specializes in public relations, digital marketing, and business development coaching services. Our team has 20+ years of experience working with individuals and professional services firms – and consider the legal, accounting, finance, real estate, nonprofit, and consulting sectors our “sweet spot.”

Our team thrives on personal interaction, bringing a high level of energy and enthusiasm to every assignment – whether it’s securing media placements, revamping your website, or working with your leadership to implement business development plans based on their individual strengths.

Looking for a fresh approach to a well-worn business development strategy?

At EMK, we believe that partnering with the right consulting firm – one that understands how to leverage the power of PR and marketing to bring in new business  – will deliver an absolute return on investment.

We regularly get our clients quoted, profiled, and interviewed in regional and national media outlets, such as The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Boston Business Journal, WGBH, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, as well as trade publications.

Recent Media Coverage

  • Barrons – feature story
  • Boston Business Journal – feature story exclusives
  • Boston Common Magazine – feature story
  • Boston Globe – feature story & quotes
  • Channel 7 – TV interview
  • CNBC – quote
  • Consumer Affairs Magazine – quote
  • Lawyers Weekly – feature story & quotes
  • NBC10 – TV interview
  • NECN – TV interview
  • Newsweek – extensive quotes
  • Wall Street Journal – quote
  • WGBH – radio interview

Meet Ellen M. Keiley, President

Ellen has been providing national and international professional services firms with results-focused public relations, marketing, and business development coaching services for more than two decades. Ellen has earned a reputation as a powerful door-opener who leverages her vast network to help clients increase their visibility and grow their brands.

A recognized authority on brand building, marketing, business development, and networking, Ellen has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg, Boston Magazine, and Boston Common Magazine, and is a sought-after speaker for conferences and events. She has written for Boston.com, Lawyers Weekly, New England In-house Journal, and other publications, and appeared weekly on RadioBDC’s Global Business Hub segment. Her “Ask Ellen” column in Lawyers Weekly covers topics such as networking, marketing, business development, and brand building. She also writes about public relations in her column for the Business of Law INSIDER.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly have recognized EMK as a Top Business Development Coach, Public Relations firm, and Marketing Services firm for law firms for the past several years, and honored Ellen with an “Excellence in Marketing” award. Ellen also received an Idealism in Action Award from City Year Boston.

Her community involvement includes serving on the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Women’s Network Advisory Board and as Chair of The Boston Club’s Member Engagement Committee and Metro West Affinity Group. She serves as a Vice Chair for City Year’s Legal Community and Women’s Leadership breakfasts. Ellen is a Past President of the National Association of Women MBAs Boston Professional Chapter and a past Co-Chair of the 2020 Women on Boards National Conversation on Board Diversity event. In addition, she served on the United Way Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) and Lawyers Have Heart Executive Committees.

Ellen is a graduate of Northeastern University summa cum laude. She is a Certified Professional Coach, trained by the International Coaching Federation accredited Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC).

Ready to become EMK’s next business success story? Contact us at 781-696-3104 or info@emkconsultinggroup.com to schedule a discovery call.




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Community Partnerships

EMK is a strong supporter of giving back to the community and partners with and supports the following organizations:

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