Mary and Chuck Coursey are the principals of Coursey & Company, Connecticut’s
premier public affairs communications firm founded in 1994.
Together, they have specialized in developing winning grassroots campaigns and
effective media outreach strategies to reach and move elected officials, policy makers,
stakeholders and the public. Over the past fifteen years, Mary and Chuck have managed
over 100 public affairs campaigns in the Northeast.
Mary is a past Co-Chair of the Komen Connecticut Race for the Cure and past Co-Chair of Riverfront Recapture’s annual fundraising gala, “THE BIG MO.” She was the
Founder and first Board Chair of The Connecticut Family Theater and currently serves as
a Corporater for the Hartford Public Library, Hartford Hospital and the American School
for the Deaf.
Chuck currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Playhouse on Park and is a past
board member of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce, Boundless Playgrounds and
the Noah Webster House. He is also a Past President of the College of the Holy Cross
Club of Greater Hartford.
Chuck served three terms on the West Hartford Town Council from 2003 – 2009, serving
as the town’s Deputy Mayor from 2007 – 2009. He was a leading advocate for the Blue
Back Square development project through two overwhelming referendum victories
and chaired the council’s subcommittee that was responsible for town oversight of the
Both Mary and Chuck have been honored by The Hartford Business Journal as “40
Under Forty” honorees, an award that recognizes young business leaders who have
achieved success in business at an early age while giving back to their communities.
Mary and Chuck reside in West Hartford and are the proud parents of five children.