Who We Are

Fortier PR is an award-winning Manhattan based PR firm for business and nonfiction authors and thought leaders.

For over fourteen years, FPR has represented Pulitzer Prize winners, 18 #1 bestsellers, and 145 bestsellers by authors ranging from Scott Galloway to Kim Scott, as well as books by 33 of the Thinkers50 list of the world’s leading business thinkers including Jim Collins, Clayton Christensen, Seth Godin, Marcus Buckingham, and Amy Edmondson, journalists like Maria Bartiromo, virtually every publishing house, and the CEOs, presidents and/or founders of Starbucks, Facebook, Alphabet, Google, GM, JetBlue, BP, Southwest Airlines, Procter & Gamble, AT&T, Citigroup, Unilever, Deloitte, Best Buy, Whole Foods Market, Dunkin’ Donuts, Zappos, Honeywell, Equinox, IDEO, Innosight, Nokia, Aetna, NASDAQ, AIG, BP, Gallup, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nielsen, Razorfish, Reddit, Seventh Generation, Medtronic, The Container Store, Gilt Groupe, Korn Ferry, Burson-Marsteller, Kickstarter, The Harris Poll, Loews Hotels, Putnam Investments, Oaktree Capital Management, Paychex, Guardian Life, Twilio, SHRM, Mandalay Entertainment, The Conference Board, SHRM, Stanford University and the Philadelphia ’76ers.

Our firm works on all kinds of nonfiction books and thought leadership, but in January 2020, our founder won​ ​2019 Porchlight Jack Covert Award for Contribution to the Business Book Industry​ because he built “one of the premier public relations firms in our industry.” He is the award’s sixth recipient (and only PR professional), following previous winners like Tom Peters and Seth Godin.

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of the Thinkers50 list of the world’s leading business thinkers

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#1 bestsellers

Among the #1 bestsellers Fortier PR has worked on are ​Trillion Dollar Coach​ by Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, ​Onward​ by Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, ​Delivering Happiness​ by Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos,​ Tell to Win ​by Hollywood producer Peter Guber, S​witch ​by the Heath brothers, the 4-Hour Workweek,​ the ​4-Hour Body a​ nd the​ 4-Hour Chef ​by Tim Ferriss, and ​The One Minute Entrepreneur​ by Ken Blanchard. Many of the first-time unknown authors we’ve worked with are now well known bestselling authors who’ve returned to us for their next books.

In just the first half of our agency’s first year in business, five of our books hit ​The New York Times​ and/or Wall Street Journal​ bestseller lists and five of our authors appeared on the Today Show. Our firm has had as many as 13 ​bestsellers a year. Books we have worked on have won numerous awards including the Pulitzer Prize, and the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, which is among the award clients we represent, along with the Queen Elizabeth Prize, which is presented at Buckingham Palace.

In addition to our individual author clients, Fortier Public Relations has promoted books and research studies for numerous corporate clients including Accenture, Amazon, Bain, Barnes & Noble, Booz & Company, Booz Allen Hamilton, Boston Consulting Group, CEB, Cisco, Cognizant, Deloitte, DHL, Edelman, Financial Times, Ford Motor Company, Fortune Magazine, FranklinCovey, Gallup, Gilt Groupe, Goldman Sachs, Guardian, The Harris Poll/Stagwell Group, Harvard Business Review, Heidrick & Struggles, IBM, IDEO, Infosys, Ingram, Innosight, JWT, KPMG, LinkedIn, Loews Hotels, Mercer Consulting, Merck, Microsoft, Nielsen, Oaktree Capital Management, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Prudential Securities, The Publicis Group, Putnam Investments, Schwab, Seventh Generation, SHRM, Starbucks, strategy+business magazine, VMWare, WPP, Young & Rubicam and Zappos. We have also worked with such nonprofits as the Council on Foreign Relations, the Conference Board, Environmental Defense Fund, Skoll Foundation, the Markle Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, Bronfman Philanthropies, Coqual (formerly The Center for Talent Innovation),  MIT’s Initiative for the Digital Economy, The China India Institute, The Academy of American Poets, SOL Sustainability, The Elie Wiesel Foundation, Blue Ocean Institute, Defy Ventures, and Social Venture Partners.