History

Founded in 1994, Corry Associates provides clients with solid experience as well as a keen understanding of the process necessary to guide a company through the maze of governmental challenges.

Crafting action plans tailored to individual needs, the firm provides strategic advice, designs and implements lobbying and advocacy campaigns and coordinates grassroots efforts to best brand your identity on Beacon Hill.

Legislation and policy that affect your business or organization are being decided on a daily basis in Massachusetts.  You can successfully influence those decisions with the help of Corry Associates.

Team

 
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Partner

Martin G. Corry, Esq. 

Mr. Corry has more than thirty years of experience, lobbying on Beacon Hill.  He is recognized as being one of the most Beacon Hills most respected lobbyist.

Mr.Corry is the founder of Corry Associates a Boston Based lobbying firm.  Corry and Associates represent a wide array of clients.

 Martys pragmatic approach and thoughtful leadership has been crucial to his and the firms success on Beacon Hill.  Representing a diverse number of businesses and trade associations Mr.Corry has always been forthright and relentless in his representation making him a formidable businessman and lobbyist.  

Marty has extensive experience on Beacon Hill advancing his clients public policy initiatives with thoughtful consideration of all facets of the legislative process.  Marty advices his clients throughout the legislative process using strategic planning, media outreach, grassroots mobilization, long-term growth all to his success.

Marty gets the job done.


Senior Associate

Dominique Demar

As a Senior Associate at Corry and Associates, Dominique Demar uses her background in public policy to develop, execute and craft messages, uniquely tailored to each client across a wide-array of industries. 

Ms. Demar has a vast portfolio, having worked on healthcare, trade associations, tourism, nonprofits and more.  Ms. Demar works with clients to advance their lobbying objectives on the state level through grassroots initiatives, monitoring budget process, tracking legislation.  Ms.Demar develops and maintains relationships with both legislators and their staff to help clients communicate and work with key decision makers.

Ms. Demar holds a masters degree in Political Science with a concentration in lobbying, from Suffolk University as well as bachelor’s degree from Suffolk University graduating cum laude. 


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Counsel

Allen R. Larson

Attorney, MBA and political strategist, Allen brings considerable federal credentials to Corry Associates. He is the founding principal of a law firm and a separate consulting firm, the Enterprise Management Group, that advise businesses and nonprofit organizations on matters of government regulation, business competition, market entry and economic development.  Allen is a graduate of Dartmouth College , earned his JD from Albany Law School and holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota.   He calls Yarmouthport home and when not plying his considerable political skills, can be found walking his dog along the Cape Cod sound.  


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ASSOCIATE

Colleen Turner Secino

Colleen Turner possesses over 25 years of public relations, marketing and social media experience. She brings to the table excellent regional, national and international media relations; strong creative talents; proactive story generation; social media savvy, execution and management; solid client relations, budget and project organizational skills; as well as an extensive background in large scale event planning.

Significant accomplishments include: creation of a proprietary Preferred News Format (PNF) system to efficiently and successfully deliver consistent media messages to multiple online and community-based media outlets featuring local/hometown spokespeople; development of turnkey marketing and communications programs for corporate giants including Philips Lifeline, Wal-Mart, Starwood Hotels and University of Phoenix, among others; execution of boots-on-the-ground community programs designed to work hand-in-hand with local town governments; and general media counseling and speech training for a wide variety of business professionals and sports personalities.

She has worked with many notable clients. These include grassroots educational and social media campaigns for the Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers & Scientists and the Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts, as well as pure publicity efforts on behalf of Leland’s Auction House of Manhattan; work with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and Walt Disney’s World on Ice; event planning for Joslin Diabetes Center and The Marion Institute, among others.

Turner manages and oversees all aspects of a project, including development, coordination and implementation of public relations and marketing campaigns, as well as design and production of all related support items. Her “hand’s on” philosophy serves both clients and media well, resulting in increased story placement and general market awareness, all within budget.

A 1983 graduate of Bridgewater State University, Turner earned her bachelor’s degree in communications, arts and sciences. Though she initially planned a career in radio and television, the switch to public relations was a natural one and suits her perfectly. Her strong attention to detail and tenacity when working “to get the story” hold her in good stead. Formerly from Yarmouth, Massachusetts, Turner now resides in historic Newburyport.