Who we are...

We are GWC, Inc.

Your natural resource for creative solutions

The GWC philosophy is to support clients who seek to sustain local communities while conserving and promoting careful use of the natural environment.  Our innovative, forward-thinking staff can provide creative solutions to virtually any communications or program challenge. The company’s style with all clients and projects is a very hands-on and personal approach that takes into consideration the goals of our clients as well as the goals of our company. We are consistently able to add value to the clients we serve by listening to the collective voice of members, partners, and other stakeholders and developing strategies that benefit all.

GWC’s team provides national-level experience and creative solutions, but with hometown sensibility and client-centered focus. Our attention to detail and commitment to on-time delivery differentiate us from others. Our firm’s managing partners have client-side backgrounds, so we understand the value of the the need for a return on investment in planning, advertising, or other communications.

What we do...


We believe that when you do things with passion magic happens!


GWC helps clients get their bearings and build a solid foundation for projects. GWC conducts resource assessments, researches case studies, and prepares feasibility studies. We also research, write, and evaluate communications and marketing strategies.

Meetings & Events

GWC’s skilled facilitators and meeting planners will make sure your event or conference comes off without a hitch. We arrange unique, affordable venues and tours. We develop educational programs and work with speakers to address your audience’s needs. We facilitate meetings, prepare presentations and materials, and document outcomes.


GWC helps people work collaboratively and creates innovative partnerships. We support groups in formalizing organizational structures, establishing operating procedures, and resolving conflicts. We use our expertise to assist clients in involving stakeholders and engaging elected officials.

Integrated Communications

Communicating key messages in ways that influence behavior is critical to achieving your objectives. GWC’s talented team of interpretative planners, graphic designers, web developers, researchers and writers will design high-impact products to reach your audience efficiently and effectively. Our media relations specialists design and place advertising, develop and pitch stories, and track coverage.

Association Management

Trade associations and non-profit organizations turn to GWC for support in every aspect of their successful administration. Our services include proposal preparation, membership communication, database management, grant-writing, fund development campaigns, and project management.


Excellent interpretation is an essential component of a positive visitor experience. Interpretation brings alive the nature, history and culture of a place. When visitors are engaged, they gain a greater appreciation for the resources. Interpretation begins with thoughtful planning and careful consideration of what site managers want visitors to know, feel and do.

The brains behind our operation


Check out our talented team of conscientious employees.

Mary Jeanne Packer
Mary Jeanne Packer


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Kathleen Wanner
Kathleen Wanner

VP of Vermont Operations

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Erin Lorentz
Erin Lorentz

Project Manager

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Drew Alberti
Drew Alberti

Project Manager

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Alexandra Murphy
Alexandra Murphy

Interpretive Writer

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Maja Smith
Maja Smith

Graphic Designer

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Laura DiRado
Laura DiRado

Graphic Designer

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Contact Us

Eastern U.S. Office
PO Box 705
Salem, NY 12865
(518) 854-7386

Canada and New England Office
110 Merchants Row, First Floor
Rutland, VT 05701
(802) 747-7900