John P. Scally

Senior Vice President, Media Relations Director

Mr. Scally has more than 20 years of media relations experience, including service in The White House Office of Communications and the NCAA, and seven years of media relations experience for a New York City public relations agency, working on accounts for Fortune 1000 companies and nonprofit entities. He previously served as majority legislative analyst for the Arizona State House of Representatives, acting as liaison and spokesperson to the media and the general public, as well as advising House representatives and state senators on pending legislative bills.

Mr. Scally served under former White House Director of Speechwriting Tony Snow as a public affairs specialist in The White House Office of Communications Speech Writing Division, where he developed initial drafts of presidential addresses, substantiated accuracy and clarity for presidential speeches, and responded to requests for information from numerous federal agencies, the media and the general public.

Mr. Scally earned an M.A. in political science from American University, Washington, D.C., in 1991 and an M.P.A. with an emphasis in public affairs communication from Northern Arizona University in 1995.

Client Testimonials

"NaqCom goes above and beyond to help us engage in the best outreach opportunities and continue to improve the quality of life for Native communities. We always feel that our organization is top of mind, and that NaqCom truly understands our cause." — Joseph A. Myers, Executive Director, National Indian Justice Center

"We were extremely impressed with NaqCom's knowledge, professionalism and creativity. Their tailored, comprehensive training workshop enlightened us on how to better communicate with and serve an important customer base." — Union Bank of California

"Joely's informed background, expert strategies and courteous, hard-working staff have not only brought our communication skills up to date but also opened doors to opportunities and partnerships across the board -- all while maintaining a close, trustworthy relationship and producing impressive results. I highly recommend NaqCom's services to tribes and companies seeking to build solid relationships and diversify their outreach." -- Pauma Tribal Chairman Christobal C. Devers, Sr.

Client Projects

Pauma Band of Luiseño IndiansVerizon California Native American Lifeline Service Outreach CampaignShingle Springs Band of Miwok IndiansMorongo Band of Mission IndiansUnion Bank of CaliforniaMashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation2010 California Indian Census / U.S. Census Bureau

Marketing Solutions

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When it comes to marketing solutions, “cost-effective” and “quality” seem mutually exclusive to many small to mid-sized companies. At Naqcom, we create effective, attention-getting marketing programs that generate positive results, delivered on time and on budget.

Media Advocacy

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If you are looking to advance a social, public, or corporate initiative, the strategic use of the mass media as a key resource to position your message is critical. Do you want it to rise above the mass media clutter? We thought so.

Social Media

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Regardless of what type of business you are engaged in, chances are, Social Media is affecting the way you operate. Organizations should care about Social Media because it has already affected every field or industry imaginable. Are you connected?

Outreach Programs

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We have served the needs of Native Americans and First Nations in a variety of ways. With deep knowledge of problems faced by Native organizations, we are uniquely qualified to navigate the cultural dynamic that successful outreach requires.