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L&r communications

“Emotionally Intelligent Marketing”

With a deep heritage in technology communications, L&R Communications is a Public Relations, Content Marketing and Social Media firm that provides clients with emotionally intelligent marketing and the courage to be creative to realize true sales enhancement.


L&r communications

“Emotionally Intelligent Marketing”

With a deep heritage in technology communications, L&R Communications is a Public Relations, Content Marketing and Social Media firm that provides clients with emotionally intelligent marketing and the courage to be creative to realize true sales enhancement.

What We Do

New content marketing approaches are emerging that allow companies selling to government to enhance both thought leadership and lead generation.

Whether it’s in the form of a branded news site, a bylined article in a Federal trade magazine, or a gated white paper, L&R Communications develops content that truly resonates with customers and prospects.

Since 2008, we have developed content campaigns for government contractors and technology innovators, trade associations, financial services firms and industrial companies. 

We consistently bring a creative approach to our efforts, which allows our clients to enjoy enhanced brand awareness and increased sales.


Content Marketing/Brand Journalism

Development and management of branded news sites that are original, dynamic and resonate with sales prospects

Public Relations

Publicity campaigns that leverage thought-leadership


Social Media

Organic and paid social media campaigns that target the right prospects


The Team

The Team

Our team consists of phenomenal writers, media specialists and social media and internet experts -- all with fingers on the ever changing pulse of global communications. Below is senior management, but for a full run-down of our dedicated staff, please contact us for details.

Matt Langan

CEO & Founder

Matt Langan is the Founder and CEO of L&R Communications, and has more than 20 years of public relations agency experience, supporting technology clients in the government, technology, nonprofits, education, telecommunications, entertainment, and software arenas.  Matt brings the combination of extensive strategic experience coupled with the ability to provide results that generate lasting business value to clients.

Matt has worked with a mixture of early-stage tech start ups to larger more established brands serving many industry sectors from government and defense technologies, accessibility software, online music, travel security to software providers serving the education, nonprofit and commercial real estate markets.

From a social media perspective, Matt has managed award-winning corporate blogs, blogger outreach campaigns for large global Internet brands, and viral video fundraising campaigns involving major celebrities.

Matt has held leadership positions with a number of tech agencies in New York City and Washington, D.C. throughout his career. Most recently, he ran the technology division for a Washington, D.C.-based PR and New Media firm where he was responsible for client management, strategic services and overall division growth. Prior to this position, he ran operations for the Washington, DC office of a national tech PR firm.

Matt holds a master's degree in communications from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications and a BA from Washington College.

Ana Rahona

founding partner

Ana Rahona has 20 years of PR industry experience in both corporate and non-profit sectors in Washington, D.C. and New York City. At L&R Communications, Ana works with a variety of clients on a broad range of tactics including content marketing, media relations, message development, social media, internal communications, event planning, and speech writing.

Prior to working for L&R Communications, she held a number of in-house and PR agency positions including at Hill & Knowlton where she managed a number of global B2B technology and telecom accounts. In addition, she has served as the Communications Director for a leading global woman’s NGO and has worked on several major campaigns for Save the Children.

Ana holds a BA from University of Florida.

Mike McDonnell

partner: Content and Technology

Mike McDonnell is a Content and Technology Strategist at L&R Communications. A new media and emerging technologies specialist who is aiming to redefine the relationship between clients, consumers, brands and corporations, Mike has over 15 years of content, brand journalism, marketing, web and IT experience in top private wealth finance management firms, universities and the non-profit sectors.

Mike's creative content development strategies help expand brand awareness and lead generation through targeted content promotion. Specializing in thoughtful, enlightening content and buzz creation via social media channels, Mike knows how to create and promote a brand's mission, and keep the conversation alive and engaging.

Whether creating, writing and maintaining award-winning blogs, revamping a website to provide a new direction for a brand, or engaging the consumer with dynamic social media campaigns, Mike's unique approach has been a difference-maker.

Mike holds a MS in Online Marketing and New Media Studies from Full Sail University and graduated with a BA from Washington College.


Clients & testimonials


Clients & testimonials





I have found Michael to be both extremely reliable, and resourceful. He’s a results-oriented, problem solver, which proved to be very beneficial for some of the projects we worked on. He is very professional in his demeanor, and also in his written and oral skills. I found him to be very approachable when necessary, and he readily shared his business knowledge when called upon. I highly recommend Michael McDonnell, and feel very comfortable acting as a reference for him.
— Eugene D. Clifford Evercore Trust Company, N. A., Vice President
Our work with L&R communications has been aimed at driving relevant and meaningful leads through content creation and public relations activities. Matt and his team manage to develop captivating articles that generate interest with our key audiences, while highlighting our company’s products and services. Their team always comes to the table with new ideas and ways to promote our messages to prospects — cutting through the clutter. The results have been meaningful, measurable and nothing short of outstanding. The L&R team are the best mix of a partner – highly professional, efficient, thoughtful and just plain fun to work with…not to mention they mix a great Spanish gin & tonic.
— Melinda Adamec, Director of Marketing & Brand Development, OMI Industries
Matt has done an excellent job of developing solid content for the FedConnects blog. He’s taken it from a nascent idea to a dynamic online publication in the span of two months. In a short period of time, he has really developed an understanding of who we are and what we do, and has adeptly harnessed the knowledge of Market Connections’ subject matter experts into relevant content of value to our audiences. My team likes working with Matt, and he skillfully juggles the many requests I fire at him without breaking a sweat. All this while meeting deadlines and still coming up with new ideas to enhance the value of our publication!
— Monica Parham Marketing Director and Executive Editor of Market Connections, Inc.
Matt is a master of public relations, with a deep interest in understanding the many facets of the industries he works with. He is a visionary willing to take risks, always on point with messaging and proactive in seeking opportunities to increase awareness. Matt helps bring true cohesion to an organization’s PR strategy with great energy and a tenacity through to completion. He is a pleasure to work with!
— Jason Sims, Vice President of Marketing, Hexagon Geospatial
L&R Communications came to us with an earnest and thoughtful proposal to strengthen our brand and thought leadership within the geospatial community. Working with their team, we put forth strong and compelling content that delivered real results in elevating our position within our niche. Of note, the L&R team was able to quickly learn and gain deep insights into new elements of our business that they were able to turn into strategic messages, allowing us to always be at the forefront of relevant content. That ability to quickly dig deep and turn strategy into action, combined with truly effective working relationships with their team, make L&R a paragon within the world of boutique PR firms.
— Harris Eisenberg, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Thermopylae Sciences + Technology
Matt is a top-notch PR professional. He excels at media relations and content development and is truly engaged in the day-to-day business goals of TerraGo. Always responsive and enthusiastic, Matt is a pleasure to work with and consistently delivers highly valuable, strategic contributions to advance our PR goals.
— Renee Wagner TerraGo Technologies
Matt Langan represents the next wave of rock stars in social media and its impact on business. His enthusiasm for his clients and their work is contagious and truly inspiring. I would not only recommend Matt to any company looking for marketing communications, I would encourage companies who need invigoration in their client engagements to reach out to Matt and let him work his magic. You will emerge with a new perspective and appreciation for your business and clients. Not to mention, Matt is a delight to speak with and one of the most awesome people I know.
— Sieglinde Gooding Partner Development Manager at Vocus
Mike has a well-balanced mix of both business and marketing skills. He is both strategic and creative, as well as very detail oriented, but always with his eye on the big picture. Mike lead a number of projects related to technology and marketing. In his marketing role, Mike does a great job understanding the business strategy and helped develop messaging that was consistent and proactive. Everyone has always enjoyed working with him - and it is with great pleasure that I recommend Mike McDonnell.
— Chris Doppman The Carlyle Group