Max Bever brings award-winning experience in public and media relations to Kivvit. Max has worked on numerous large-scale campaigns on behalf of our clients, including: executing media relations and coalition management for Illinois Unites for Marriage; establishing a crisis management plan for a major news network; assisting in advertising and creative development for Airbnb; and leading a successful digital marketing and recruitment campaign for the City of Chicago.
Before joining Kivvit, Max served as the director of communications for Chicago Alderman Tom Tunney. In this role, he acted as 44th Ward spokesman and worked closely on several public affairs initiatives, including the Legacy Walk on Halsted Street, the Rink at Wrigley with the Chicago Cubs, and the Lakefront Revetment Project with the Army Corp of Engineers. Prior to that, Max worked as a press aide in the Illinois governor’s office where he advised senior communications staff on media messaging and outreach.
Max graduated with honors from Loyola University Chicago with degrees in Political Science and English and earned his Master of Science in Communication at Northwestern University. Max lives in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood with his partner Michael.