McCue is an integrated agency for Places and Palate.

Destinations & Economic Development

Destinations, business improvement districts, economic development entities organizations charged with building regional brands need an integrated agency partner that understands Place marketing.

As specialists in promoting Places, we are adept at delivering communications plans and nuanced messaging that speaks to residents, visitors and the business community alike.

Wine, Spirits & Drinks Tourism

Wine geeks and foodies, that’s who we are. With more than 30 years combined experience marketing wine, beer, and spirits, our PR team “speaks the language.” We understand the nuances of working with wine + drinks media, sommeliers, mixologists, and the influencers that drive trends and build brands.

Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions

From restaurants to real estate, we’ve launched new concepts and products, repositioned businesses, handled grand openings, and generated measurable results for clients seeking strategic, savvy, forward-thinking PR and marketing support in a variety of lifestyle sectors.




Michelle McCue
Founder & President

Marcella Thompkins
Account Director

Stephanie Goodwin
Account Director, East

Mike Gorman
Marketing Director

Michael DiBiase
Creative Director

Elizabeth Borsting
Account Executive

Olivia Schaefers
Account Executive

Kelly Visel
Account Executive

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