Lynda La Monte Garmong

  • Larchmont US-NY
Lynda La Monte Garmong





Outgoing and love connecting with people whether online or in person Enjoy facilitating relationships and creating successful partnerships

Social Media

Proficient with: Facebook Google+ Linkedin Pinterest Twitter YouTube


  Pithy and persuasive talking points Engaging blog posts and articles Compelling stories that put a positive face on a business Attention grabbing web content Enlightening B2B marketing white papers Informative newsletters Proficient with iContact and Constant Contact


Blog daily with fun and interesting content and imagery. Successful at engaging an audience and generating commentary. Proficient with Blogger, WordPress and Adobe Business Catalyst


Board Member and President ( 2012-2013), Larchmont Chamber of Commerce

Team Leader, Ronald McDonald House of NYC

Volunteer, Larchmont/Mamaroneck Food Pantry

Co-Founder, WestchesterIRL TweetUp


Golf, Fitness, Social Media, Volunteering and Politics

Work History

Work History
Nov 2009 - Present


Larch Communications, LLC

Launched a communications firm in 2009 focused on hyperlocal media and communications consulting for both social media and public affairs.

Hyperlocal Media

  • Experienced blogger who established an online gathering place for a devoted following to debate local politics and issues
  • Created, a promotional website for businesses and community events as an offshoot of my popular blog LyndaLarch10538 
  • Communicate with approximately 5000 followers and subscribers on weekly basis via the "Monday Dish", an e-newsletter which uses appealing imagery and rich content to promote local businesses and community events
  • Utilize social media on a daily basis to create "an echo chamber" for Dish promotions and engage with followers to raise awareness on Larchmont happenings

Communications Consulting

  • Capitalized on my extensive network in the pollcy community to compile a "Must Read" blog list for a NYC based public affairs firm
  • Prepared communications and educated policy organizations on a healthcare issue for a DC-based public affairs firm
  • Developed web content, communication and marketing materials for an economic research firm, ultimately leading to a part time job with the organization
  • Prepared web content and provided social media support to local businesses
  • Created an insightful B2B marketing white paper on "Communications and Personality Types" for an organizational consulting firm
Sep 2010 - Present

Director, Communications & Marketing

John Dunham & Associates

Serving as a senior advisor and supporting the growth opportunities for an economic research firm specializing in tax and regulatory economics on a part time basis

  • Create and coordinate policy-related content for a monthly newsletter distributed to over 5,000 influentials in the government relations and policy world
  • Craft pitches and proposals for potential new clients resulting in a conversion rate of approximately 70%
  • Construct and edit persuasive economic messaging and talking points for clients representing diverse industries
  • Increased profile of the firm through social media and better media coordination with clients resulting in  100 plus media stories over the past 2 years
  • Pitched and landed a role for the firm's managing partner on The Daily Show with an estimated 2.5 million viewers
  • Collaborated with colleagues to design and create a fresh new marketing brochure for the firm
  • Facilitated development of 5 year strategic plan, which proved to be instrumental in surpassing year 1 goal by $300k
Oct 2005 - Mar 2009

Director, Issue Management

UST Public Affairs, Inc.

Established and managed an Issue Management Department within Government Relations for a Fortune 500 consumer products company

  • Managed six direct reports and external consulting teams to support overall Government Relations Department
  • Responsible for overseeing $4.5 million annual budget. 
  • Built coalitions and maintained ongoing relationships with over 75 national, state, and international think tanks and business organizations to advance company’s interests. 
  • Coordinated successful grassroots and earned media campaigns at federal and state levels that resulted in the defeat of numerous tax increases, burdensome regulation and sales & marketing restrictions. 
  • Supervised company PAC fundraising, outreach, and compliance and achieved participation rates averaging 60 percent and revenues over $350,000 per year. 
  • Monitored over 1,000 pieces of legislation a year at the federal, state and international levels.



Bachelor of Science

St. Lawrence University