A specialized division of HL Group
A specialized division of HL Group




HL Strategic Solutions advises business leaders on how to best convey their message, overcome a reputational challenge, or gain valuable insight into a particular marketplace or sector. 


Our services can take the form of a proactive corporate media plan, strategic advisory for a crisis situation or a customized research study. Our team of professionals have a proven track record devising winning media campaigns and conquering challenging situations. We are proud of our distinguished global client portfolio, which spans finance, legal, technology, real estate, retail and sports as well as academic and philanthropic institutions.




Our practice areas offer a variety of services and expertise focused on providing outstanding results for our clients.  From savvy media relations designed to promote and protect a brand’s leadership position to a specific project focused on mitigating a negative scenario, we offer the knowledge, experience and dedication to achieve client goals within any timeframe.


Media Relations

Strategic Corporate Advisory

Executive/Brand Positioning

Reputation Management

Public Affairs

Crisis and Issues Management

Litigation Support

Labor Issues

Government Investigations



Market entry assessments

Competitive Intelligence

Due Diligence

Crisis Audits



Our executive team has decades of experience and deep relationships with influencers and media worldwide. HL Strategic Solutions is a member of MDC Partners, a network of prominent, forward-thinking communications agencies.



Chris Giglio

Chris Giglio has over twenty years’ experience in public relations, crisis management and journalism. Previously he has held positions at Kroll Associates, the investigations firm; NBC News, where he served as an investigative producer on Dateline; Rubenstein Associates, where he counseled corporate and legal clients, and most recently as the Vice President of Global Communications at the Estee Lauder Companies. In 2009 he established the corporate and crisis practice at HL Group.

Mr. Giglio has represented and become a trusted advisor and counselor to a diverse portfolio of clients including corporations, financial institutions, executives, celebrities, estates, athletes, as well as academic and philanthropic institutions. He is a recognized expert in executive positioning and crisis management. Throughout his career he has spent considerable time working in Asia and the Middle East. 

In his current leadership role at HL Strategic Solutions, Mr. Giglio oversees executive positioning, global media campaigns and reputation management for clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to international financial entities to civic endeavors.