A company's technical and public communications responses are equally critical in the event of a breach.  We partner with your technical team to offer proactive incident response planning as well as reactive incident response management.

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Issues arise, events happen and often a company finds itself at the center of a unexpected firestorm.  Crux is the crisis team you want by your side in instances like this.  They bring calm, seasoned experience and partner with you to protect the brand and achieve business continuity.

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When the reputation of a respected organization is at stake, it makes sense to partner with experts who are seasoned at managing information and public comment in a strategic and thoughtful way.  Crux has worked with high profile individuals in stressful circumstances in an effort to protect a brand and reputation. 


A trusted partner to navigate the storm.

Mindy Tucker has 25 years of strategic and crisis communications experience.  Some highlights include:

  • Chief spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Justice on 9/11/2001

  • Spokesperson for President George W. Bush's 2000 and 2004 campaigns

  • Sr. Vice President for Public Affairs at Ogilvy Public Relations

  • Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • On call crisis advisor to several state and local officials

She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, a Texan at heart, a mom of two boys and a huge baseball fan.


Jen Polk is a connector of people who has extensive experience in federal and state government and politics.  Some highlights include:

  • During San Diego Congressman Bilbray’s time on the Energy and Commerce Committee Jen identified strategic opportunities and coordinated with the House Speaker, high-level diplomats, and San Diego businesses.

  • Jen is a strategic advisor for startups looking for funding and/or connections.  

She is a graduate of San Diego State, hails from the tiny California town of Linden, is an adventurous skier, and is a pro at the music festival circuit.  



Serving clients nationally with operational capabilities in San Diego, San Francisco, Dallas and Washington, D.C.

2850 Womble Road, #100-517 

San Diego, CA 92106

Tel: 209-609-8391

Listen to Mindy Tucker join Michael Leigh from NCC Group to discuss how to handle the media during a breach.   

Check out Mindy Tucker's weekly column, Startup Buzz, for Hatch (San Diego Magazine) about the startup community in San Diego.

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Learn more about our partnership with NCC Group designed to offer customers a one stop shop for security defense operations and crisis communications.