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Global Advisory Firm Specializing In Leadership Visibility, Strategic Introductions, Key Stakeholder Communications, Capital Raising, Crisis Management



Impact Partners is a strategic communications (PR) and introductions firm that focuses on providing business leaders and companies with the insights and access necessary to activate competitive advantages that drive business and enhance valuation.
While Impact Partners offers deep experience in media, influencer relations, executive interview training, content creation and a number of other disciplines you'd expect from a typical public relations firm, we do so with a purposeful / specific focus that strategically position executives and companies to ensure that every meeting and touch-point -- investors and partners to media and influencers -- enhances the value of your business or investment.
Our team consists of highly motivated and skilled specialists who know how to deal with any issue that you may come across. This creates a basis for lasting relationships with our clients built on trust and mutual understanding.

Our Team

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    Jay Kolbe

    Senior Managing Partner, Co-Founder

    A 20-year corporate communication agency veteran and operator steeped in strategy, narrative creation, operations and business development globally, with media relations specifically designed to enhance the value of high net worth individuals, family offices, VCs and emerging technology businesses targeting connectors and aspirational millennials. Jay is a specialist in marketing technology-focused PR and has worked with companies such as Amobee, Bill Gates’ Corbis, ETHLend, Sizmek (Rocket Fuel), Securitize, State Farm Insurance, Univision and Viant (Time Inc.). He also co-hosts the “Blockchain Bridge” podcast with Ben Arnon, former Google and Yahoo executive, where they separate fact from fiction in the blockchain and crypto space. He has interviewed such notable industry thought leaders as Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano (founder of Morgan Creek Digital Assets); Tim Sanders (CEO of Deeper Media); Juan Hernandez (CEO of OpenFinance Network); and Benny Giang (co-founder of CryptoKitties). Jay’s passion for social psychology and his principles with narrative and language creation to develop highly influential communications programs have led to a 4X - 6X increase in the valuation of the companies he advises.

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    Jonathan C. Zaback

    Senior Managing Partner, Co-Founder

    For over 20 years Jonathan has been an advisor to the worlds top C-suites, high net worth individuals, family offices, hedge funds, venture capital firms, start-ups and well-established companies. He has also been a senior advisor to multiple heads of state and other senior government officials. He has the DNA for high profile and high net worth individuals and companies looking to protect their reputations and stay ahead of the competition. Jonathan's ability to drive and protect reputation spans large established companies to start-ups. His grasp on the challenges that individuals and companies face and his ability to adapt to new market conditions comes from his hands-on, always a solution approach. He evaluates the situation and maps out the best reputation strategy. Jonathan’s client experience spans global C-suites, their organizations, as well as government entities and their leadership. He has also been at the helm of identifying and driving the process of eleven corporate acquisitions in his career. He is a digital native and influencer, with the following social media presence.

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    Jason Kimler

    Managing Partner, Chief of Staff

    Jason consistently grows companies and their revenue through their digital marketing. He built his expertise with his hands-on and always-learning approach in every aspect. He leads digital reputation management from strategic vision to implementation across organizations. He excels at seeing company visions and big pictures, at creative problem solving and at multi-channel digital marketing. As a result, he knows the best practices, the options available for a client, and which option will be the most effective strategy to achieve success. His in-depth approach and expertise in all aspects of digital marketing means that he can apply the best option and implement it successfully. Jason has a track record of delivering real, measurable results that drive value for individuals and organization from start-up to large established corporation. His passion is in leveraging the most up-to-date technology and applying the best reputational practices that work. He has honed the marketing, organization and communications skills necessary in getting teams, departments and silos to work together to deliver valuable results for a company or individual.


Our core mission is to partner top leaders and companies through the process of strategy innovation by developing extreme competitive advantages in the global economy.
Impact Partners serves to build relationships founded in trust to further support our partners and clients in their goals, while providing a network to those with whom we have established and sustained credibility. We specialize in developing unique and ownable positioning for high-net-worth individuals, executive, family offices, investors and companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies, to open doors and close deals with the support of our trusted and vetted global network.
Our specialty is to identify and forge deep relationships with the world’s most disruptive leaders and investments across targeted industry sectors.


We listen. The first and most important step is to understand clients’ needs. As we begin to develop a picture of where you are now and where you want to be, we tailor a customized actionable strategy to meet your specific needs. Once a client or partner’s objectives are identified, the Impact Partners team begins to prioritize the reputation and financial relationships that will best serve your goals.
Our partnership begins with a full download of historical data, business goals and other relevant information, to ensure our clients are fully prepared for introductory meetings with the world’s elite. We coordinate meetings and guide the conversation to ensure that all participants achieve the most value from these interactions. If a client wishes to form international relationships outside of their geography, our team will coordinate, prepare and be available to accommodate all aspects of the journey.


A global advisory firm based in New York City, Impact Partners is broken down into the following divisions:

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Every leader needs public relations to craft their brand or risk having it crafted by others. Whether it is guest hosting on CNBC, securing a powerful quote on what’s driving business in The Wall Street Journal, sitting on a panel at Milken Institute Global Conference, or a keynote address at The Rockefeller Foundation, unique messaging is required. This division utilizes decades of partner experience putting clients in the right room, at the right time, and with the right people to tell their unique story.

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Just because you have money does not mean you have the right contacts. It is critical for investors to have a steady flow of highly-trusted and strategic relationships for investment opportunities. This division utilizes decades of partner relationships to deliver to clients key connections with the world’s most disruptive investments across key industry sectors.

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When it comes to crisis management and crisis communications, every second counts. Stakeholders are demanding new levels of transparency and accountability. Every company is or will be in crisis. Those that answer the call transform a PR crisis into an opportunity. Those that don’t, risk everything.


Impact Partners is a global Strategic Communications and Introductions Advisory (SCIA) firm that focuses on providing business leaders and companies with the insights and access necessary to activate competitive advantages that drive business and enhance valuation. 
Impact Partners delivers value creation advisory services across three strategic focus areas including “Impact Visibility” (put you in the right room, at the right time with the right person); “Impact Capital” (strategic positioning aligned with relationship connections that enhance your value); and “Impact Crisis” (protecting the value and reputation you’ve built for yourself and/or company). 
These core pillars are supported by deep experience in media and influencer relations, executive interview training, content creation and a number of other public relations and advisory disciplines, delivered in a purposeful / specific focus that strategically position executives and companies to ensure that every meeting and touch-point enhances the value of your brand.


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Business Consulting

Our company offers a widerange of business consulting services.

Strategic Introductions

Our team helps build relationships rooted in deep strategic directives.

Digital Branding

Building brand awareness forboth individuals and businesses.


We provide a whole bulk of services to ensure stable growth of the company. The profound expertise of our team, deep understanding of all business aspects, ideal knowledge of processes will help to deal with various issues.
We create unique and innovative solutions for our customers along with the high-quality support services and personal approach to any case. Feel free to entrust your business to our experts, and you’ll see the difference!


We have great connections and extensive client experience



"When I was CEO of AVG Jonathan was an extremely trusted senior advisor. He navigated the reputation of the company and me as CEO like a true pro. And on a regular basis he helped me block and tackle daily CEO communications with key internal and external stakeholders. A great person to work with."

JR Smith

Former CEO of AVG (NYSE: AVG)

"As chairman, Jonathan was my go-to guy for our highest profile and toughest clients. He has the instincts of a street fighter and has an ability to bring wins out of what most people would consider no-win situations. A true professional and good person."

.Andrew Goldberg

Former Chairman of Burson-Marstellar


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