Tom Garrity

Founder and President


Leading the Garrity PR team, Tom is the company’s founder and president. Bringing more than three decades of knowledge in media relations, communications strategy and crisis communications. Tom’s steadfast but resourceful approach has guided some of New Mexico’s most recognized business leaders and organizations during times of tragedy and triumph. Tom’s experience includes boosting brands that define New Mexico including the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and the New Mexico Chile Association. He helped to generate awareness and establish the “alien” brand through his work with the 1997 Roswell UFO Encounter and subsequent work with the City of Roswell. Tom’s commitment to staying conversant on industry trends and community affairs has earned him successful longevity leading this award winning firm.


Boards and Appointments

2020 – Present Visit Albuquerque, Board of Directors
2003 – Present Albuquerque Economic Forum, Member
2020 New Mexico First/Commission for Presidential Debates, Moderator
2020 New Mexico First/Redistricting Task Force, Member
2013-2020 New Mexico First/Board of Directors
2019-2020 Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico, Campaign Committee Member
2013 – 2019 United Way of Central New Mexico, Board of Directors
2012 – 2018 Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico, Board of Directors
2010 – 2017 PRSA Counselors Academy, Board of Directors & Chairman
2003 – 2018 Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico, Board of Directors

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