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Fortier Public Relations specializes in the promotion of business authors and thinkers.


Mark Fortier has fifteen years of experience publicizing hundreds of books. He has worked with almost every major publisher and many of the world's best known CEOs and business thinkers.  

Among the many bestsellers Mark has handled are the million-copy bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy, The Real Deal by Sandy Weill, founder of Citigroup, and The Innovator's Solution by Clayton Christensen. And he has worked on book projects with numerous corporate clients including Arthur Andersen, Barnes and Noble, Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Fallon Worldwide, Heidrick & Struggles, Loews Hotels, Mercer Consulting, Merck, Microsoft, Nielsen Entertainment, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Prudential Securities, and The Publicis Group.  

Mark has also worked with such nonprofit organizations as the National Endowment for the Arts, The Library of America, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, and PEN American Center. He also directs all publicity for strategy+business magazine.  

For almost nine years, Mark worked at Goldberg McDuffie Communications, rising from assistant director of publicity to director of publicity to vice president and partner. Previously, he held publicity positions at publishers including Penguin U.S.A. and Columbia University Press.

Mark is a graduate of Wesleyan University, and has studied at New York University and the University of London . His work has been recognized by Newsday, The New York Post, Publishers Weekly, Book Publishing Report, and PRWeek. He has written about book publicity for numerous trade publications, and has lectured on book publicity at the Public Relations Society of America national convention, the Association of American University Presses, and the New York Advertising and Communications Network.




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