staff_harston_glennGlenn M. Harston II is the founder and president of The Gemini Group is a leading integrated marketing, public relations and crisis management firm with the specialized capabilities: segmented marketing, brand development, media relations, community/public affairs and event planning.

Glenn has a very diverse background in both the General and Segmented Markets. He has worked for some of the most prestigious names in the industry and is now recognized as one of the best strategic minds, crisis communications and media advisers in the marketplace today and a true relationship developer. Glenn’s rapid and proven record of success led him to form The Gemini Group based on the philosophy of strategically developing long lasting, beneficial Relationships. The firm creates strategies that enable clients to have individual conversations with their mass target markets, helping clients navigate change, protect reputations, endure crisis, build images, grow brands and beat competitors.

He is affectionately known as “The Relationship Developer,” which directly reflects his extensive rolodex of society’s “Who’s Who.” Glenn has counseled everyone from global icons to major league sports team owners and a United States President. Also, in 2014 he was named one of Who’s Who in Black Chicago© and PR Week’s 40 Under 40.

Glenn is a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate and native Chicagoan where he currently resides with his wife and their two children. He’s active in the community and involved with such organizations as: Chicago Urban League, NAACP, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and The Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.