Founder, Chief Strategist

Michelle Firmbach Nadeau is the founder and principal of Aqua Communications – a strategic public relations and marketing agency based in Portsmouth, NH.  Aqua provides public affairs counsel to a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals.

Nadeau brings more than 14 years of public affairs and marketing experience to the public relations practice founded in 2006. The company has a proven track record of implementing effective strategies to achieve even the most challenging business objectives.

She is an award-winning executive, a former journalist, and the former head of US public affairs and international marketing media relations for an energy company. She continues to serve as an effective spokesperson and author of editorial pieces.

Nadeau applies her experience and ingenuity in managing complex issues and producing targeted communications campaigns for her clients. She is committed to delivering the highest possible level of service to her clients.

Nadeau is actively engaged in the New Hampshire community as a Trustee of Strawbery Banke Museum (SBM) in Portsmouth, NH. She volunteers her business expertise to design and execute the museum’s largest annual fundraiser – Vintage & Vine.

She is an outdoor enthusiast who recently completed her second triathlon. Nadeau also spends her time supporting the Seacoast Women’s Rugby Club with coaching and development.

Contact Michelle Firmbach Nadeau directly at michelle@aquacomm.net.