NP Strategy Lands Experienced Strategic Communicator: Jesica Johnson Mackey Joins NPS+ as Senior Project Advisor

September 30, 2019

Jesica Johnson Mackey, a strategic communicator with more than 10 years of experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors, joined NP Strategy to strengthen the teams’ ability to serve its growing client base. 

“Jesica has hit the ground running,” said Leighton Lord, Managing Partner of NP Strategy. “Her extensive experience on large-scale and complex projects has already enhanced our service to clients.”

Mackey previously served as a strategic communications consultant at a global engineering firm, and brings experience in strategic planning, crisis communication, stakeholder management, and public involvement. Mackey has built a career in North and South Carolina by guiding clients through social and political risks and building trusted relationships.

“I am excited to join NP Strategy and leverage my experience to help our clients,” said Jesica Johnson Mackey. “The NP Strategy team has a great reputation and I look forward to the years ahead.”

Jesica graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications and a master’s degree in public administration. She has been honored by Columbia Business Monthly as a Best and Brightest 35 and Under; and currently serves on the boards of Emerge South Carolina, United Way of the Midlands Education Council, Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc., and WTS South Carolina. 


NP Strategy is a strategic communications firm helping clients navigate the business and public domains while shaping and controlling their messages. NPS+ services include Crisis Communications/Management, Media Relations, Message Development, Community Assessment, Project Launch, and Stakeholder Management. NPS+ is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nexsen Pruet law firm. 

Recent Highlights

« Back to All Highlights

January 28, 2020

Going the Extra Mile for Clients: A Guide

For those of us in the professional services industry, clients are our bread and butter. We are constantly looking for ways to provide top-notch, memorable service to our current clients,…

Read More

January 21, 2020

Former Journalists Kara Gormley Meador and Casey Watson Expand NPS+ Client Services

NP Strategy adds more than two decades of journalism experience to the strategic communication firm’s bench with the addition of Kara Gormley Meador and Casey Watson. “Media relations and content…

Read More