"Putting our clients out front since 1995"

Award-winning public relations counsel,
strategic communication and marketing services
for corporations, associations, nonprofit organizations
and government agencies

Specializing in
Economic Development • Education •
Environmental • Health care • Manufacturing

Lezotte Miller Inc. serves state, national and local clients

Lezotte Miller Inc. works with a variety of association, corporate and nonprofit organizations to craft communication strategy and implement effective campaigns.   Its professionals are skilled in research, issues management, media relations, crisis communication and marketing communication.  With local, state and national clients, Lezotte Miller offers a broad spectrum of public relations services that help put our clients out front.


Bill Ballenger at Capitol Issues Forum 5/26

The Michigan voters have an overwhelming number of offices to vote on in November, said Bill Ballenger, editor of the Ballenger Report and longtime Michigan political pundit, who discussed “Campaigns 2016: What Will Happen?”.

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The Team

Barbara Lezotte, APR, founded Lezotte Miller Public Relations Inc. in 1995 after more than 12 years in agency public relations and stints in radio and newspapers.  During her 25-year career, she has counseled clients in the environmental, health care, economic development, insurance, education and manufacturing industries.   She specializes in strategic planning and issue management.View my profile on LinkedIn Read More


Mike Turner transitioned into public relations after more than 20 years as a print journalist.  He is a former business writer and copy desk chief at The Flint Journal. Turner was also a business writer at The Grand Rapids Business Journal and The Bay City Times.  He earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism at Michigan State University and is the recipient of numerous writing awards.

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Chris Christoff, writer/media specialist, reported on Michigan government and state financial issues for Bloomberg News for four years, keeping readers up to date on the Detroit bankruptcy saga, among other high profile issues.  As the former Detroit Free Press Lansing Bureau chief, he spent 25 years in the Capitol Press Corps covering state government and politics.

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Mark Nixon, senior counselor, is the former editorial page editor of the Lansing State Journal and spent more than 30 years in the newspaper industry before moving into public relations.  He was a member of the start-up team that launched a new national newspaper, USA Today in the early ‘80s.  

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Chloe Huard is the executive assistant at Lezotte Miller, where she aids in media communications and marketing projects.  Prior to joining Lezotte Miller, she worked as a public relations intern at the Michigan Society of Association Executives in East Lansing.  Huard earned a bachelors of arts in journalism from Michigan State University