President and COO
Fanger brings nearly a decade of communications, marketing, web development and graphic design experience and currently serves as the president and COO of Fanger Public Relations, where he led communications campaigns and projects for a variety of clients such as:
Prior to the public relations firm, Fanger served as the communications director for the Milton and Rose D. Friedman Foundation, which was created by the Nobel Laureate economist in 1996. During his tenure, he spearheaded a revamp of the department that led to more than an 800 percent increase in media coverage. His work appeared in many of the nation’s largest newspapers, including USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and the Indianapolis Star, as well as on some of the largest broadcast programs including CNBC, Kudlow and Company and ABC’s 20/20.
Fanger has also served as a communications director and consultant for many congressional and statewide political campaigns, including those for Indiana’s Secretary of State and Attorney General. In addition, Fanger has taught college courses on internet/online communications and strategy.
Talos serves as the CFO for Fanger Public Relations. She directs the finances of the firm, as well as its accounts payables and receivables.
Originally from Romania, she served as the business manager for S.C. Conprot, a leading architecture firm in Cluj-Napoca. In this role, she managed the company’s finances and accounts. Prior to this, she was a special events coordinator for Adidas Cosmetics where she organized promotional events in Romania to highlight Adidas’ new cosmetic line.
She is a graduate of Babes Bolyai University’s school of economics and business administration. In addition to being fluent in both English and Romanian, she speaks Spanish and Italian.
Dieter has spent more than 30 years in communications. She was a reporter and columnist for one of the best newspapers in America and press secretary/communications director for Indiana Gov. Frank O’Bannon. Her work has taken her to a Fortune 500 company and not-for-profit organizations.
Mary has written thousands of news stories, hundreds of news releases, scores of speeches and countless other documents. She has advised political, business and civic leaders on communications strategy, presentation and crisis management.