Pioneering Public Perception
Many of our clients enjoy the ease of working with the One World team to determine the best direction to move their organization forward. We work with executives to set long-term goals, staff to increase performance and communications teams to develop brand messaging, creative design and production. We have a team of strategists, creative designers, writers, videographers, photographers, directors and project management professionals available to design your integrated public reputation campaign.
Jeri Brooks | Lead Strategist
Jeri J. Brooks is Founder and Lead Strategist of One World Strategy Group, LLC. Her reputation for strategic problem solving and powerful execution has positioned her as a state-ranked lobbyist as lauded by the 2015 Capital Insider’s Texas Lobby Power Rankings. Jeri is an impactful partner bringing home big wins for local, state, and global industry leaders such as Uber Technologies, Carollo Engineers, and Walmart on public policy matters.
Jeri has worked on critical initiatives in the municipal and educational space including successfully negotiating the Memorandum of Understanding for Southwest Airlines, passing the referendum to secure $800 million in bonds for Houston Independent School District, electing Annise Parker in her initial 2009 mayoral bid, securing energy emissions reduction policies and most recently assisting in passing the recapture school finance ballot initiative. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication and Master of Arts in Communications specializing in Organizational Meaning Systems.
Mechelle Phillips | O&M Strategist
Operationally disciplined and a management expert Mechelle ensures that the resources and assets of the firm and our clients are in sync to ensure long-term success. A graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology she started her career with the Motorola Companies and found her home inside the political arena supporting the needs of the people. She served as a Chief of Staff on Houston’s City Council and a Constituent Liaison at the State Senate. Mechelle serves on the advisory board of the Acres Homes Beulah Shepard Library, is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and was an original organizer of Houston’s “The Forum” political networking group.
Saskia Short | Graphic Design Strategist
Our in-house Graphic Strategist, Saskia Short has over 25 years of design experience. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Stephen F. Austin University at just 20 years of age. She has witnessed firsthand and participated in the technological revolutions that the graphic design industry has undergone in the last two decades. She has emerged as a preeminent digital designer who is proficient with all modern design software. She has extensive experience designing material for print, outdoor and digital media. Saskia is a mountain biker, a soul surfer, and donates much of her spare time to animal welfare organizations.
Dante’ James | PR Intern
A Journalism major at Texas Southern University, with a focus on advertising and public relations, Dante’s most important responsibility at the firm is to receive practical experience in real-life situations by assisting in the execution of our public relations projects. Upon graduating high school, Dante’ enlisted in the United States Air Force as an aircraft and structural firefighter. After being honorably discharged he enrolled at Lone Star College where he received an Associates of Arts. When he’s not focused on his academics, his spare time is usually spent in the company of his family and friends.