LUNA+EISENLA media is a strategic consulting firm providing media and organizational communications services to businesses, non-profits, advocacy groups and institutions with something to say. We help clients raise public awareness about their brands and the issues or products they care about, changing hearts, minds and policies in the process.
We offer a full suite of consulting services ranging from crafting and delivering impactful messages to guiding established companies or scrappy start-ups in strategically positioning themselves as opinion leaders and shaping their role in a desired new community or market.
Whether it’s influencing the public conversation about critical issues of the day, expanding sway through enhanced brand awareness, maximizing an organization’s mission or deciding how to engage or grow stakeholders, we bring our deep connections, extensive experience, strategic prowess and a commitment to success to every project. Building invaluable relationships with clients and communities, we help achieve the tangible results you deserve.
Brad Luna and Kristofer Eisenla are seasoned professionals with extensive careers in strategic communications, media relations and organizational development. Our 360-degree approach to communications is a personally tailored experience from start to finish. From meeting with clients and implementing the full execution of our strategic campaigns, we are both actively engaged in every aspect of a project.
BRAD LUNA has worked to raise the visibility and shape coverage of high-profile issues in the media for over fifteen years. He has a depth of connections and relationships with top-tier media and influencers that come only with years of experience fighting on behalf of clients and issues at the forefront of the national conversation. From working on Capitol Hill to managing multi-million dollar political campaigns for the U.S. Senate and House and leading the Human Rights Campaign’s powerful communications department, Brad is a nationally recognized media relations and communications expert.
Brad began his distinguished career in 2001 by serving as Press Secretary to Brad Carson, former U.S. Congressman and later Undersecretary of Defense, providing messaging consultation and strategic communications services for the only tribal-enrolled, Native American member of the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2002 and 2004, he managed Rep. Carson’s nationally targeted congressional elections, including a U.S. Senate campaign Roll Call deemed the “Best Campaign of 2004.” During his tenure at the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for LGBT Americans, Brad oversaw the public education effort leading to the passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, the first federal law to extend legal protections to LGBT Americans.
In 2010, Brad launched Luna Media Group, a communications firm devoted to helping a range of organizations build the media presence needed to spur social change. Luna Media Group fought on the front lines of the most important social change efforts of the last decade, including the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the Keystone XL pipeline, and combatting sexual assault and harassment in the U.S. military. Brad’s work during the XXIII International AIDS Conference was recognized as a finalist for PR Daily’s “Media Relations Awards” for Best Issue/Cause Advocacy Campaign.
Since co-founding LUNA+EISENLA media, Brad has advised Fortune 50 companies, pioneering research hospitals, legacy non-profits, premier research institutions and advocacy organizations ushering in historic changes in the social justice and civil rights issues of our time. A steady-hand and trusted adviser, Brad helps clients navigate complex situations and break through the noise of an over-saturated news cycle to establish their brands and voice as leaders in their respective fields.
Brad also guest lectures on political communications, message development and public policy at George Washington University, American University and the University of the Arts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tulsa and attended The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management.
KRISTOFER EISENLA has extensive experience providing communications and media relations counsel to a wide range of government, campaign, non-profit and corporate institutions. From managing communications shops on presidential and senatorial campaigns to developing messaging strategies for members of Congress and implementing communications plans for America’s top CEOs, Kristofer understands how to successfully navigate the evolving media landscape.
Prior to LUNA+EISENLA media, Kristofer was a vice president at Widmeyer Communications, a public affairs and media relations firm in Washington, D.C and New York. He has led campaigns for both the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s “Pool Safely” campaign and the National Association for the Self-Employed. He has also provided media counsel to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Pearson Education, the National Center for Education and the Economy, the Data Quality Campaign, the Cartoon Network and the American Energy Innovation Council.
From 2007 to 2010, Kristofer served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for U.S. Representative Diana DeGette of Colorado, where he oversaw public policy and political messaging and communications efforts. During the Democratic National Convention in Denver in 2008, he served as Rep. DeGette’s political liaison on the Host Committee, working with senior-level political officials and the Obama campaign on all convention related activities. Kristofer also served as Director of Communications for U.S. Representative Sander Levin of Michigan from 2005 to 2007. During his tenure there, he secured a front-page profile piece of Rep. Levin and his trade specialty in the New York Times.
Kristofer has a deep background in small business and health care policy, with experience working on a variety of small business issues to ensuring the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program as well as promoting embryonic stem cell research and protecting the nation’s food safety system. His vital work on Capitol Hill with Rep. DeGette fighting to develop and protect the Affordable Care Act, including the expansion of Medicaid, has been lauded in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Associated Press, and countless other media outlets. While with Widmeyer, Kristofer was awarded the Bronze Anvil by the Public Relations Society of America for the writing and placement of a small business-focused op-ed in Roll Call.
Kristofer guest lectures on political communications and campaign and message development at George Washington University and American University and has published pieces in the Huffington Post, The Advocate and numerous other publications. He graduated from California State University, Stanislaus, with a degree in Politics and Economics, and has advanced degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science and The George Washington University.