Co-Founder & CEO, Lambert & Co.
Jeff Lambert is CEO and Managing Partner of the public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm Lambert. He founded the company in his basement in 1998 and has built it into Michigan largest PR firm and a top-10 investor relations agency nationally with over 150 clients based in 20 states and six countries. Jeff has led Lambert through a 20-year track record of growth, five acquisitions including the addition of Owen Blicksilver PR in New York City in 2018, and numerous national awards spanning “PR Firm of the Year” honors from PR Week and PR News to the Inc. 5000 for five straight years and Crain’s “Cool Places to Work” and “Michigan’s Healthiest Employers”.
Jeff advises public company boards, national brands and global organizations ranging from Continental Automotive and the North American International Auto Show to Green Giant Fresh, Meijer, MooseTracks Ice Cream and Spectrum Health. He has significant transaction-related experience and has managed communications on national product launches and media campaigns, as well as on a variety of crisis assignments. Jeff also directs investor relations activities in all the major U.S. financial centers and counsels senior management and private equity on corporate finance, governance and investor engagement strategy. He was a winner of the ACG Detroit Dealmaker of the Year, MSU Club of West Michigan Business Person of the Year, EY Entrepreneur of the Year, PR Week’s “40 Under 40” national leaders, and Outstanding Alumni awards from the Michigan State University College of Communications Arts & Sciences and MSU Swimming.
Jeff volunteers his time on several non-profit boards, including the Downtown Detroit Partnership, the Detroit Public Schools Task Force, Growth Committee Chair of the Greater Grand Rapids YMCA, Co-Chair of the inaugural Armed Forces Thanksgiving event, board trustee for Northview Public Schools, and on the Campaign Cabinet for MSU’s CommArtSci School, where Lambert grants an annual scholarship for in-state students aimed at keeping our best talent in Michigan. He is also a member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization (YPO).