About Guyer Group

​Experience, Relationships and the Urgency Needed to Drive Business Success

Guyer Group was founded with one thing in mind: delivering results for our clients.  Leveraging more than 25 years of industry experience in executive-level roles in both in-house and agency environments, the Guyer Group team is comprised of seasoned industry veterans who have the domain expertise, relationships and skillsets required to design and develop results-oriented communications programs for our clients.  Regardless of the business objective, our team has the ability to deliver the types of programs that are needed to achieve success.

Leadership

Charlie Guyer

Charlie Guyer, Principal & Founder

Leveraging more than two decades of experience in executive-level roles in some of the industry’s most prominent companies, including Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent and others, Charlie Guyer has worked in both agency environments and at venture-backed start-ups. Throughout his career he has successfully designed impactful programs tailored to meet specific business objectives. He holds a M.S. in Marketing Communications from Boston University, and a B.S. in English, from the University of New Hampshire.

Kevin Whalen

Kevin Whalen, Managing Director

Kevin brings a diverse mix of skills and experience to Guyer Group, including global PR agency management, media and analyst relations, internal communications, and content strategy. Most recently, Kevin ran corporate communications at NETSCOUT, where he was responsible for a global program that included a 12-country PR agency network, a bespoke analyst relations program, thought leadership, events and executive communications. Kevin’s helped Nobel Peace Prize winners write speeches and even served as a bodyguard for one. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Government from Colby College, and a Master's degree in Political Communications from Emerson College.

Alana Suko

Alana Suko, VP of Client Services

With 25 years of experience working in public relations for a variety of clients spanning venture-backed startups to Fortune 500 and Inc. 5000 companies, Alana has developed and executed award-winning, integrated public relations programs that advance clients' marketing and thought leadership initiatives through dialogue with key influencers. A former vice president with Weber Shandwick Worldwide, the world’s largest public relations agency, Alana is responsible for directing overall account team activities and managing client objectives for Guyer’s cybersecurity portfolio. A graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a B.S. in public relations, Alana also held positions at public relations agencies Hornercom, Neva Group and Rourke & Company.