About Brikel Communications
Brikel Communications is a political strategy and public affairs firm and a subsidiary of Laurens Marketing and a strategic partner of Laurens Direct Mail. Clients have from California to Iowa to the Southeast and have included local, legislative and federal candidates. The principal has more than thirteen years of experience ranging from senior staff positions on local, Congressional, and Statewide races. Recently Brikel Communications principal Brian Laurens was the Statewide Field Director for a conservative candidate for Governor, the campaign manager for the Senate Majority Leader and concurrently led clients to victory across the state.
Laurens Direct Mail is a full service communications and marketing group that specializes in direct mail, branding and logo design, and includes services that cover all of a client’s printing needs. Brian and his team understand the unique challenges campaigns face when raising funds and can tailor a plan to meet any budget.
Our team is committed to combining proven and tested tactics with new media to reach your voters so you can effectively and successfully convey your message to the voters. We are committed to seeing your campaign through to your swearing in ceremony.
Brian began his political involvement in 2001 working as an intern on Sonny Perdue’s successful gubernatorial campaign. Laurens learned quickly and was managing a congressional race in the very next cycle in 2003.
Over the past decade, Laurens has served as the State Finance Director for the Georgia Association of College Republicans, as the State Executive Director for the Georgia Young Republicans, and as First Vice Chair of the Cherokee County Republican Party. Laurens currently serves as a State Committeeman for the Georgia Republican Party.
Brian’s experience reaches across the entire state of Georgia having worked on three statewide campaigns, campaign of dozens of legislators, and managed budgets close to $500,000 dollars. Laurens has organized, managed budgets, put direct mail into or personally been to meetings in all 159 counties in Georgia.
In 2012 alone, Laurens worked with 53 clients and put out over 1,000,000 pieces of direct mail across Georgia.
Brian’s experience extends into the halls of the Georgia Capitol having worked as an aide for Representative Sean Jerguson, and Appropriations Chairman Terry England.
Brian Laurens grew up in Ellijay, Georgia. He is a graduate of Kennesaw State University with a B.B.A. in Marketing. He and his wife Kelly have a daughter, Emmaline Grace, and they reside in Hickory Flat in Cherokee County.